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Music (Piano) / Piano Music(?)

Description: Unidentified piano music
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): unidentified (piano)
Recording note: Exact date of recording unknown.
Playback mode: stereo

Walter Pardon

Content: Recording of Walter Pardon singing traditional folk songs and playing the melodeon.
Recording location(s): Knapton, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Roger Dixon, 1934-2018 (speaker, male; sound recordist); Walter Pardon, 1914-1996 (singer, male)
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Home Front

Content: 'Home Front', a play with songs and music by Masque Community Theatre of Norfolk, about the effect of World War I on a village, especially their fear of spies. The play is interspersed with facts about the World War I.
Recording location(s): Westcliff-on-sea, Essex, England
Performer(s)/contributor(s): unidentified (speakers, male); unidentified (speakers, female)
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Mock radio programme

Content: Recording of child pretending to present radio show, some content is unclear. It includes a recording of orchestral music and men talking in French, possibly recorded from the radio.
Recording location(s): [unknown]
Performer(s)/contributor(s): unidentified (speaker, child); unidentified (speaker, child)
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Charlie Buller playing the melodeon

Content: Recording of Charlie Buller playing folk music on the melodeon, interleaved with discussion about the type of music played. He also talks about the different types of accordion (melodeon), other accordion players, step dancing playing in pubs and types of dances.
Recording location(s): Erpingham, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Charlie Buller (speaker, male interviewee); Charlie Buller (melodeon); John Howson (speaker, male; sound recordist)
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Billy Bennington and Percy Garrod

Content: Recording of Percy Garrod and Billy Bennington playing the hammered dulcimer, violin, banjo, mandolin and drums, with Percy Garrod singing. They play nursery rhymes, scales and arpeggios and popular tunes including It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Keep the Home Fires Burning and After the War is Over.
Recording location(s): England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Billy Bennington (hammered dulcimer); Billy Bennington (speaker, male); Percy Garrod (violin); Percy Garrod (banjo); Percy Garrod (mandolin); Percy Garrod (drums); Percy Garrod (speaker, male); unidentified (speakers, female); Percy Garrod (singer); unidentified (singers)
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Recording note: Remastered from an original cassette.
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The Pigeon on the Gate', Melodeon Players from East Anglia

Content: Field recordings of melodeon players, including stepdancing tunes, recorded in East Anglia between 1959 and 1997. The performed songs are: Pigeon on the Gate /The Soldier's Joy (Fred List).- Polkas (Fred List).- Johnson's Hornpipe (Fred List).- Dennington Polka (Dolly Curtis).- Harvest Home (Dolly Curtis).- The Entertainer (Dolly Curtis).- Stepdance (Dolly Curtis).- I Must Go and Leave my Nancy (Ben Youngs).- We'll Ask Him Round For Tea (Ben Youngs).- St Mary's Waltz (Ben Youngs).- St Patrick's Day (George Woolnough).- Polka (George Woolnough).- Seaman's Polka /Not For Joe /Heel and Toe Polka (George Woolnough).- Picking a Chicken With Me (Charlie Plant).- She's my Lady Love (Charlie Plant).- Pigeon on the Gate (Peter Plant).- Song Tune (Peter Plant).- Hornpipe (Peter Plant).- Home to Donegal (Peter Plant).- The Keel Row (Geoff Mayes).- The Dolphin (Fred Pearce).- Polka (Fred Pearce).- Yarmouth Hornpipe (Fred Pearce).- Alf Peachey's Polka (Clifford Arbon).- Pigeon on the Gate (Cyril Barber).- Wheels (Cyril Barber).- Alf Peachey's Jig (Cecil Pearl).- The Rakes of Mallow (Cecil Pearl).- Charlie Rookyard's Polka (Cecil Pearl).- Polkas (Bert Mayes).- Untitled /Cock of the North /Pop Goes the Weasel (Bert Mayes).- Untitled Tune (Font Whatling).- Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major /When You're Smiling (Font Whatling).- Stepdance (Font Whatling).- Pigeon on the Gate (Oscar Woods).- I'll be Your Sweetheart /Oh No Antonio /Forever and Ever (Oscar Woods).- Under the Bridges of Paris (Oscar Woods).- Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over (Oscar Woods).- The Merry Widow (Oscar Woods).- Play to Me, Gypsy (Oscar Woods).-Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (Oscar Woods).- Two Little Girls in Blue (Oscar Woods).- Primrose Polka (Oscar Woods).- Waltz (Oscar Woods).- The Happy Wanderer (Oscar Woods).- Waltzing Over the Water (Oscar Woods).- We'll Meet Again Under the Roses (Oscar Woods).- Cliffe Hornpipe (Oscar Woods).- Soldier's Dream (Oscar Woods).- Golden Slippers (Oscar Woods).- Bristol Hornpipe (Oscar Woods).- Seaman's Polka (Oscar Woods).- Dennington Polka /Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over (Oscar Woods).- Is it Rain or Is it Tears (Jen Newson).- Tiger Smith's Jig (Jen Newson).- College Hornpipe (George Green).- Sweet Smiling Face (Mr Potter).- Stepdance (Monty Chapman).- Pigeon on the Gate (Charlie Cutmore).- Four-Handed Reel (Harry De Caux).- Cornriggs (Harry De Caux).- Pigeon on the Gate (Sonny Barber).- Scotland the Brave /To Ride Awa' (Sonny Barber).- The Faithful Soldier Boy (Sonny Barber).- Jig (Sonny Barber).- Putting on the Style (Sonny Barber).- Jenny Lind (Harry Cox).- Barndance (Harry Cox).- Schottische (Harry Cox).-Schottische (Harry Cox).- John Brown's Body (Harry Cox).- Waltz (Harry Cox).- Hornpipe (Harry Cox).- Castle Gardens (Charlie Buller).- Sailor's Hornpipe /Pistol-Packing Momma (Charlie Buller).- Yarmouth Hornpipe (George Caske).- Long Dance Jig (George Caske).- Schottische (George Caske).- Tommy, Make Room for Your Uncle (George Caske).- Stepdance (George Caske).- Heel and Toe Polka (George Caske).- Jack Davies' Stepdance (George Caske).- Jimmy Crane's Stepdance (George Caske).- Jingle Bells Polka/ Slap Dab /Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over (George Caske).- Waltz (Billy Patterson).- Stepdance Medley (Bob Davies).- Polka /Hornpipe (Bob Davies).- Waltz (Bob Davies).- Hornpipe (Bob Davies).- The Gates of Edinburgh (Bob Davies).- Yarmouth Hornpipe (Percy Brown).- Over the Way (Percy Brown).- It's a Long Way to Tipperary (Percy Brown).- Schottische (Percy Brown).- Blaze Away /My Dreams are Getting Better /Take me Back to Blighty (Percy Brown).- Garryowen (Percy Brown).- St Patrick's Day (Percy Brown).- Sailor Cut Down in his Prime (Percy Brown).- Hornpipe (Percy Brown).- Old Waltz /Two Lovely Black Eyes /When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Percy Brown).- Comrades (Percy Brown).- Hornpipe Medley (Percy Brown).- Waltz for Veleta (Percy Brown).- Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over /King's Polka /Father's in the Pigsty (Percy Brown).- Phi the Fluter's Ball (Percy Brown).- Bluebell Polka (Percy Brown).- Jog Medley (Percy Brown).- Four-Hand Reel (Percy Brown).- Heel and Toe Polka (Percy Brown).- Hornpipe Medley (Percy Brown).- Jig Medley (Percy Brown).- Jingle Bells Polka / Oh Joe /Tavern in the Town /Ilkely Moor (Percy Brown).- Stepdance Medley (Percy Brown).
Recording location(s): Norfolk, England, UK; Suffolk, England, UK; Cambridgeshire, England, UK; Essex, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Fred List (melodeon); Dolly Curtis (melodeon); Brian Felgate (piano); Billy Cox (drums); Ben Youngs (melodeon); George Woolnough (melodeon); Charlie Plant (melodeon); Peter Plant (stepdancing); Peter Plant (melodeon); Geoff Mayes (melodeon); Fred Pearce (melodeon); Cliffoed Arbon (melodeon); Cyril Barber (melodeon); Cecil Pearl (melodeon); Bert Mayes (melodeon); Font Whatling (melodeon); Cyril Barber (stepdancing); Russel Whiting (stepdancing); Oscar Woods (melodeon); David Nuttall (concertina); Carol Pegg (fiddle); Geoff Ling (singer); Jen Newson (melodeon); George Green (melodeon); Mr. Potter (melodeon); Monty Chapman (melodeon); Monty Cutmore (melodeon); Harry De Caux (melodeon); Sonny Barber (melodeon); Harry Cox (melodeon); Charlie Buller (melodeon); George Craske (melodeon); Billy Patterson (melodeon); Bob Davie (melodeon); Percy Brown (melodeon); Dick Hewitt (stepdancing)
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BBC Radio - Singer on his Feet

Content: Richard Coles interviews Tony Engle about his enthusiasm for English folk music. He discusses how he was first introduced to Norfolk folk music as a 17-year-old, the importance of folk music in village life, its erosion between the wars, and links to gypsy culture. The recording is punctuated by clips of folk music.
Recording location(s): Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): unidentified (speaker, male; continuity announcer); Harry Cox (singer); Richard Coles (speaker, male; presenter); Tony Engle (speaker, male; interviewee); Sam Larner (singer); Phil Turner (singer); Sam Tester, 1887-1972 (singer, male); Rabbity Baxter (singer, male); Fred Jordan (singer); Mary Anne Haynes (singer)
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Broadcast title: T2
Broadcaster and date: BBC Radio 4; 23:00 on 6 Mar 1999

Agricultural Worker's Strike 1923

Content: BBC Radio Norfolk programme about the 1923 Agricultural Worker's Strike, with folk music and first-hand recollections about the strike. They discuss reasons for the strike, George Edwards, tactics used by the striking workers, the hardships endured, how the strike ended, and its legacy.
Recording location(s): Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Roger Brown (speaker, male; presenter); Walter Pardon (singer); Bert Leeder (singer); Tom Barker (speaker, male); Noel Wicks (speaker, male); Eric Seaman (speaker, male); Noel Edwards (speaker, male); Arthur Amiss (speaker, male); Bert Hazel (speaker, male)
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Broadcaster and date: BBC Radio Norfolk; 1985

The Hill and the Stones

Content: 'The Hill and The Stones' by Masque Community Theatre of Norfolk. Music, songs, and prose set in the Norfolk town of Swaffham.
Recording location(s): Westcliff-on-sea, Essex, England, UK; Cambridge, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): unidentified (speakers, male); unidentified (speakers, female)
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Staight Down The Line

Content: Straight Down The Line', a play with songs and music by Masque Community Theatre of Norfolk, about life on the London Midland and Great Northern Railway in north Norfolk and the dangers of nationalising the railway.
Recording location(s): Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): unidentified (speakers, male); unidentified (speakers, female)
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Recording note: Recording released to coincide with the original production of 'Straight Down the Line' at Gressenhall Rural Life Museum, July 1986.
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I Thought I was the Only One', Dulcimer Players from England

Content: Field recordings of dulcimer players recorded across the UK between 1959 and 1998. The performed songs are: Breakdown (Ted Carr).- Tammy (Ted Carr).- Heart of my Heart (Ted Carr).- Ted's Own Tune (Ted Carr).- We'll Stroll the Lanes Together /Charmaine /True Love /Edelweiss /Always /Poor Little Sheep (Ted Carr).- Breakdown Finale (Ted Carr).- Song Tune Medley ('Just' Henry).- Danny Boy /Unknown('Just' Henry).- Wheels (Fred Woodley).- I Believe (Fred Woodley).- We Will Make Love /When You Are In Love (Fred Woodley).- The Bells of St Mary's (Fred Woodley).- The Mountain Belle Schottische (Bill Fell).- Picannini's Bedtime (Fred Woodley).- Garry Owen /St Patrick's Day /Highland Laddie (Fred Woodley).- Bonny Dundee (Fred Woodley).- Stop Your Ticking Jock (Fred Woodley).- The Girls I Left Behind Me (Fred Woodley).- The Mountain of Mourne /Galway Bay (Fred Woodley).- Schottische (Fred Woodley).- Sailor's Hornpipe (Fred Woodley).- Unknown /Bells /Blue Bells of Scotland/Bells (Charlie Shenstone).- Blaze Away (Charlie Shenstone).- Going Home (Leslie Evans).- Bringing in the Scottish Pipe Band: Loch Lomond /Mountains of Mourne /Your Take the High Road /Merry Widow /Scotland the Brave /Swannee River /Lily of Laguna /My Old Man Said Follow the Van /Just a Song at Twilight /Bell Changes (Leslie Evans).- Amazing Grace /The Lord is My Shepherd (Leslie Evans).-Hunting Song (Leslie Evans).- March of the Hebrew Slaves (Leslie Evans).- The Lass of Richmond Hill (Leslie Evans).-Handel's Largo (Leslie Evans).-Silent Worship (Leslie Evans).- Sheringham Breakdown (Walter Geary).- Covered Wagon (Walter Geary).- Old Faithful (Walter Geary).- Sailor's Hornpipe (Walter Geary).- Farmer's Boy (Walter Geary).- Cock of the North /Keel Row (Walter Geary).- Heel and Toe Polka (Walter Geary).- Yarmouth Hornpipe (Walter Geary).- Waltz (Molly Whittaker).- Swannee River (Molly Whittaker).- Among my Souvenirs /Daisy /Dickie Bird (Molly Whittaker).- Home on the Range (Molly Whittaker).- Stepdance (Molly Whittaker).- Unknown /Blue Bells of Scotland (Jimmy Roger).- Over the Rainbow (Jimmy Roger).- Breakdown (Jimmy Roger).- Soldier's Joy /Girl I Left Behind Me/Breakdown (Billy Cooper).- Dulcie Bell (Billy Cooper).- Colonel Bogie (Billy Cooper).- Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Charms (Billy Cooper).- Isle of Innisfree (Billy Cooper).- Old Towler (Billy Cooper).- Perfect Cure (Billy Cooper).- Post Horn Gallop (Billy Cooper).- Hingham Waltz (Billy Cooper).- Whistling Rufus (Billy Cooper).- Hornpipes: Yarmouth /Sailor's /Yarmouth (Billy Cooper).- Unknown Song Tune (Billy Bennington).- My Beloved Cordelia (Billy Bennington).- Dick Hewitt's Favourite Stepdance (Billy Bennington).- On the Green (Billy Bennington).- The Gunner's March (Billy Bennington).- Flowers of Edinburgh (Billy Bennington).- Pony Trot Polka (Billy Bennington).- When Johnny Comes To Town (Billy Bennington).- Down at the Old Bull and Bush /Daisy /Dickie Bird /Peggy O'Neill /Come Around Any Time /I belong to Glasgow (Billy Bennington).- The Chicken Reel (Billy Bennington).- Soldier's Joy (Tommy Sparkes).- Jenny Lind (Tommy Sparkes).- Waltz (Charlie Philpott).- Breakdown (Charlie Philpott).- Oscar Woods' Polka /Oh Joe the Boat's Going Over (Reg Reader).- Oscar's Waltz (Reg Reader).- Cat Among the Tails (Reg Reader).- Lazy Bones /Ain't Misbehaving (Reg Reader).- My Happiness /China Doll (Reg Reader).- South Of the Border (Reg Reader).- Devil Among the Tailors (Reg Reader).- The Palm Tees of Kerry /Two Lovely Black Eyes/ Charlie Philpott's Waltz (Reg Reader).
Recording location(s): Walthamstow, London, England, UK; Greenwich, London, England, UK; Solihull, England, UK; Birmingham, England, UK; Kingstanding, Birmingham, England, UK; North Repps, Norfolk, England, UK; Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England, UK; Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK; Barford, Norfolk, England, UK; Yoxford, Suffolk, England, UK; Knodishall, Suffolk, England, UK; Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): Tedd Carr (dulcimer); Just' Henry (dulcimer); Bill Fell (dulcimer); Charlie Shenstone (dulcimer); Walter Geary (dulcimer); Molly Whittaker (dulcimer); Jimmy Roger (dulcimer); Billy Cooper (dulcimer); Billy Bennington (dulcimer); Tommy Sparkes (dulcimer); Charlie Philpott (dulcimer); Reg Reader (dulcimer); Michael Smith (piano)
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