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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Children's games; Children's songs
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Opie collection of children's games and songs
Lilliput, Dorset, England
Opie, Iona (speaker, female)
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].
Item notes: Recording of children demonstrating songs and discussing playground games with Iona Opie. Speakers' notes: Group of Lilliput schoolchildren