Interview with Clarence Maher, Mary O'Rourke, & John O'Rourke, Bergen, NY, July 1988 (1 of 2)

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Final Use Copy Filename

JKC_Fiddle_MaherClarence_19880731_94_merged

Identifier

JKC_Fiddle_MaherClarence_19880731_1of2

Field Notes URL

JKC_Fiddle_MaherClarence_19880731_FieldNotes.pdf

Abstract

This is an interview with Clarence Maher, Mary O’Rourke, and John O’Rourke. Clarence plays various songs then he discusses its history, where he performed it, and what musicians where at the event. Mary, John, and Clarence talk about how Clarence’s career affected the family.

Notes

Mary O'Rourke is Clarence's daughter

File Length

1:34:16

File Format

WAV

File Size

3.26 GB

Cassette Video #

017_013 & 017_014

Digitization Notes

Kimball intro louder than rest of recording

KC Comments

Includes notes by Jim at end on the "right and left through" dance figure, and a recap of Clarence's story of playing for a Ukrainian dance and wedding in Rochester c. 1931-1932.

Original Format

Cassette

Event Date

1988-07-31

Collection

Interviews

Location

Artist's Home, Bergen, NY; Genesee County

Instruments

Fiddle, Piano

Publication Date

10-1-2021

Rights

College Archives, State University of New York at Geneseo

Source

State University of New York at Geneseo

Artists and Specialties

Clarence Maher - Fiddle; Mary O'Rourke; John O'Rourke; James "Jim" W. Kimball, piano

Interviewer(s)

James "Jim" W. Kimball

Release on File

N

Interview with Clarence Maher, Mary O'Rourke, & John O'Rourke, Bergen, NY, July 1988 (1 of 2)

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