Bob Davenport English Folk Music Collection

Talk about playing fiddle

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:41

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0010837 (copy of C1047/47)

  • Recording date

    1979-06-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob Davenport Archive

  • Recording locations

    The Favourite, Holloway, London, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Tise, Edward

  • Speakers

    Power, Jimmy, 1918- (male)

  • Description

    Item notes: Jimmy Power talks about where he plays; playing for dance competitions at feises; playing at The Favourite; the types of tune he prefers to play; why he favours the Sligo style; when he started to learn fiddle (aged 10 years, in Ireland); his Italian tutor; playing for ceilidh dances in Glasgow.. Recording notes: Recorded with 50Hz crystal neopilot track (not audible on playback copy).

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