Sea Lion Woman: the biography of a song

Hiscock, Philip and Keeping, Dianne and Warner, Patrick and Nicoll, Ilia (2013) Sea Lion Woman: the biography of a song. In: Check It Out: Workshop Series, QEII Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL. (Unpublished)

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Long before Feist made the song her own, Sea Lion Woman was recorded in the field by Herbert Halpert, founder of Memorial's Department of Folklore. This workshop explores an audio history of the song with Dr. Philip Hiscock (Folklore), who wexamines the impact of Halpert’s work, along with librarians Patrick Warner and Dr. Dianne Keeping, who highlight the hidden gems of Halpert’s private collection, said to be “one of the finest personal folklore libraries in the world.”

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Item ID: 2460
Keywords: folklore; Dr. Herbert Halpert; traditional music; Newfoundland; field study
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Folklore
Memorial University Libraries
Date: 25 October 2013
Date Type: Completion
Geographic Location: Newfoundland and Labrador

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