Peter Kennedy Collection

Adolphus Le Ruez and Philip De Caux, Jersey 1957. Channel Islands tape 1

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Andrew PaceAdolphus Le Ruez is recorded first.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PacePhilip de Caux sings and talks.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceKennedy tests his recording machine.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/739

  • Recording date

    1957-04-21

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Bonne Nuit, St Ouen's, Jersey, Channel Islands

  • Performers

    De Caux, Philip (singer, male / spoken, male), Le Ruez, Adolphus (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] [0730 crossed out] Adolphus Le Ruez. 1. 24/4/57. 1st visit + Philip de Caux. Le Mangi de Ceihe (Little Brown Jug) talk about carnival. Mr Le Ruez, Bonne Nuit, Jersey, 24.4.57.- 1. Ma Mere, m'envoie t'au Marche [1'55"] On 012.- 2. Belle Rose [1'30"] Au Rosier Blanc (D) On 012.- 3. Eng. The Mouse in the Mill [1'15"].- 4. Talk about Jersey Wonders, La Grande Charrue.. Himself "The man under the bed" trick.- 5. Story in English and French. L'Histoire de Nouveau Marie. PK 65. [4'30"] + [3'45"] N/P = [8'15"]. Philip de Caux.- 6. Little Brown Jug (Fr) Le Maugie de Cidre. Talk about carnivals. Jersey French by Florence Harquoil. Channel Islands.

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[0:33]

Adolphus Le Ruez is recorded first.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 18:30:00

[25:29]

Philip de Caux sings and talks.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 18:30:00

[0:04]

Kennedy tests his recording machine.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 18:29:00

Part of Peter Kennedy's 1957 collecting trip to the Channel Islands. Adolphus Ruez (aged 77) and Philip de Caux are two singers from Jersey who sing a number of songs in French. This is interspersed with talk about the songs and life on the island.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 18:27:00