Sunday, 2 February 2020

Extracts from Singabout - Folk Song weekend, WEA, June 1962

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Poster from Maher collection
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Report on the weekend from
Singabout 5(1), January 1963, pp.10-11


Friday night - Have we a folk culture? Panel discussion with Edgar Waters, Clement Hosking & John Thompson.
Saturday morning - Seminar on collecting Australian Bush Songs with Mary-Jean Officer
Saturday afternoon - A Historical and Social Analysis of Australian Bush Songs with Russel Ward
Saturday night - Concert of Bush Songs (which was attended by 300, students & members of the public) 
Sunday morning - Seminar on Presentation and Preservation of Traditional Material with Peter Hamilton  & others



Sunday Afternoon - An examination of Traditional Instruments with Alan Scott.  Sunday night - Is the tradition dead? with Edgar Waters
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