Peter Kennedy Collection

John Gallienne and Mrs Thoune, Guernsey 1957. Channel Islands tape 9

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Andrew PaceMrs Thoume sings from here.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/755

  • Recording date

    1957-05-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Perelle, Guernsey, Channel Islands

  • Performers

    Gallienne, John (spoken, male / singer, male), Thoune, Mrs. (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Folktracks, Channel Islands, 6.5.57. PK 78.- John Gallienne (cont.) Torteval Guernsey.- X. Je Vingt Ans mon Pere. + talk (can't speak English) [0'20"] Song [0'45"].- 1v + ch [0'50"] / [1'30"] [2'23"] 1st take OK. Le Petit Navire. Breaks down, choking.- Mrs Thoume, St Martin's. Oui, Je l'Allends (version of A la Clair Fontaine) [0'20"] (or Revenant de Noces, wedding song) C# / D.- Rest unused from paper work. She was from Catel Parish.- *J'ai Vingt Ans mon Pere.

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Part of Peter Kennedy's 1957 collecting trip to the Channel Islands. John Gallienne introduces his songs in English, and then sings them in French.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 21:47:00

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Mrs Thoume sings from here.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 21:46:00