Opie collection of children's games & songs

Recording of children demonstrating songs and discussing playground games with Iona Opie (part 2 of 3)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:11

  • Shelf mark

    C898/19

  • Subjects

    Children's games; Children's songs

  • Recording date

    1978-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Opie collection of children's games and songs

  • Recording locations

    Lilliput, Dorset, England

  • Interviewers

    Opie, Iona (speaker, female)

  • Speakers

    unidentified (children)

  • Abstract

    Part 2 of 3. [00:00:00 - 00:06:11].  This recording continues on immediately from the C898-19-02 recording and continues to record the games and songs of schoolgirls from Lilliput First School, Dorset in 1978. This short recording includes the singing games: 'The Big Ship Sails' [00:00:00 - 00:01:05]; 'Oranges and Lemons' [00:01:05 - 00:02:22]; 'Grey Squirrel' [00:02:29 - 00:02:55]; 'B.I.N.G.O' [00:02:56 - 00:04:14] and 'The Bear Went Over the Mountain' [00:04:14 - 00:04:38]. The schoolgirls also sing the skipping song 'Someone's in the Kitchen' [00:04:39 - 00:05:27] and 'I Went to a Chinese Restaurant' [00:05:28 - 00:06:11].

  • Description

    Item notes: Recording of children demonstrating songs and discussing playground games with Iona Opie. Speakers' notes: Group of Lilliput schoolchildren

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