Opie collection of children's games & songs

Recording of children demonstrating songs and discussing playground games with Iona Opie (part 1 of 2)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:23

  • Shelf mark

    C898/01

  • Subjects

    Children's games; Children's songs

  • Recording date

    1972-07

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Opie collection of children's games and songs

  • Recording locations

    Alton, Hampshire, England

  • Interviewers

    Opie, Iona (speaker, female)

  • Speakers

    unidentified (children)

  • Abstract

    Part 1 of 2. [00:00:00 - 00:00:23]. The following short recording from Alton, Hampshire, is of a schoolboy peforming the singing game 'King William was King James' Son' [00:00:00 - 00:00:23].

  • Description

    Item notes: Recording of children demonstrating songs and discussing playground games with Iona Opie. Speakers' notes: Group of Alton schoolchildren. Recording notes: Earth hum/buzz during first recording. Recording then muted from 00:30-01:45 (approx.) Otherwise good throughout.

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