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Roach, Sandra. Dale Jarvis interviewing Sandra Roach regarding concerts and drills, February 25, 2011.
Descriptive TitleRoach, Sandra. Dale Jarvis interviewing Sandra Roach regarding concerts and drills, February 25, 2011.
CategoryMusic and song
Dance
Festive events and games
TopicEntertainment and recreation
KeywordsConcerts
Person as TopicRoach, Sandra
DescriptionSandra Roach interviewed by Dale Jarvis in Bay Roberts on Friday, February 25, 2011, on the topic of drills and concerts. Sandra describes what a drill is, and how it was performed; how she learned to perform drills as part of elementary school concerts at St. John the Evangelist School in Coley's Point circa 1964; how the figures were learned and set to music; memories of a drill to accompany the song "I heard the bells on Christmas Day"; practicing in the old parish hall; what was worn; the types of entertainment that took place as part of a concert; memories of the old piano; the difference between skits and recitations; the first verse of a recitation called "The Typical Newfoundlander"; what time of year concerts were performed; the lighting of the wood stove in the hall; a memory of a hand-painted canvas screen used as a curtain; who took part in the concerts; food and tea as part of the concert; the difference between a "concert" and a "time" is discussed to end the interview.
Date2011-02-25
CollectorJarvis, Dale
InformantRoach, Sandra
FormatAudio/wma
Extent9:33 minutes; 8.81 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
IdentifierICHCAT006
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Performing Arts
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