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The Wren Song, sung by Dennis Flynn, Colliers
Descriptive TitleThe Wren Song, sung by Dennis Flynn, Colliers
CategoryMusic and song
TopicHolidays
Ritual
Christmas
KeywordsEffigies
Wren
DescriptionColliers resident Dennis Flynn sings the wren song
Date2009-10-04
CollectorDavis, Ryan
InformantFlynn, Dennis
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Colliers
Recording LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Relation.Is Part OfDennis Flynn, interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers
NotesThe wren is just one of several Christmastime house-visiting traditions that continue in Newfoundland and Labrador. Typically, children and/or adults will visit homes within their community carrying around an effigy of a small bird—the wren. Upon entry int
FormatAudio/wma
Extent00:15
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
DownloadableYes
CONTENTdm file name30.wma
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