Peter Kennedy Collection

Jack Le Feuvre, Phil Hamon, Hilary Carre, Sark 1957. Channel Islands tape 3

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Andrew PaceJack le Feuvre recordings.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceHamon sings again, in English, followed by a repeat but with Hilary Carre joining in.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceHilary Carre plays a broom dance on the melodeon, followed by a little talk.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PacePhilip Hamon describes the song 'Darrie chez nous', along with Hilary Carre, and then Hamon sings it. Mrs Carre then describes the song, with further talk afterwards about Hamon's father.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/741

  • Recording date

    1957-05-03

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Sark, Channel Islands

  • Performers

    Carre, Hilary (spoken, male / melodeon), Carre, Mrs (spoken, female), Le Feuvre, Jack (singer, male / spoken, male), Hamon, Phil (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] 728 730 PK 306. Sark, Channel Islands. Jack le Feuvre (cont) 3.5.57.- 11. Talk about dances. N/P [0'30"].- 12. Au Clair de la Lune. N/P Talk [0'30"] Song [0'40"] Total [1'10"].- 13. Brave Militaire [3'12"] Talk before.- 14. Trois Demoiselles et le Cordoncer [2'55"] Talk before.- 15. J'ai Perdu Ma Famme [1'50"] N/P Key of Bb.- 16. Le Bon Grenadier. Ab [2'10"] + [1'50"] Talk after.- 17. Talk about grandfather + green bed.- Philip Hamon. (C ).- 18. Darrie Chez Nous. Explain by Hilary Carre.- 19. Ah Out Ah Our Ma Mere. Explain by Mrs C.- 20. Greenland Whalefishery. Solo (words clear but occasional breakdowns) [2'55"].- 21. Again - duet and chorus + HC [3'00"].- 22. Hilary Carre (melodeon) Red leader.- 23. Broom Dance (Keel Row).- 24. Jersey Dance. R.

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Jack le Feuvre recordings.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 20:38:00

[20:37]

Hamon sings again, in English, followed by a repeat but with Hilary Carre joining in.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 20:37:00

[26:51]

Hilary Carre plays a broom dance on the melodeon, followed by a little talk.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 20:37:00

[15:51]

Philip Hamon describes the song 'Darrie chez nous', along with Hilary Carre, and then Hamon sings it. Mrs Carre then describes the song, with further talk afterwards about Hamon's father.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 20:32:00

Part of Peter Kennedy's 1957 collecting trip to the Channel Islands. Jack le Feuvre, a singer from Sark, sings a number of songs in French and talks about them. This is interspersed with talk (in English) about songs, dances and life on the island.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 20:28:00