Interview excerpt

AG:  Grand children, l love you very much and I sang all those songs, I sang all those songs that I learned during my life and... I hope that you you will listen to them. Probably none, most of them won't understand but I enjoyed singing them for you and l hope; l'm getting pretty old so... I don't think I'll sing very long. I won't sing very much now but. I couldn't sing too much 'cause l'm old. I wish you, I wish you a lot of love during your life, I wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and everything that you desire during your life and I will say good bye and God bless you.

 

Dublin Core

Title

Interview excerpt

Subject

Franco-Americans -- New England
French-Canadians -- New England
Folk Songs, French -- New England
Folk Songs, French -- Québec (Province)
Franco-Americans -- Music
French-Canadians -- Music

Description

Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1075) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

Source

VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. TC1998-1075 interview with Alberta Gagné. Vermont Folklife Center Archive, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, Vermont, United States of America.

Date

1995-12-06

Rights

Copyright (c) Vermont Folklife Center

Relation

Full Interview: vfc1998-0005_tc1998-1075

Format

sound recording
text

Language

fra

Type

sound cassette (analog)
digital audio file (MP3)

Identifier

vfc1998-0007_tc1998-1075-001b-009

Coverage

Vermont (state)
New England (general region)
Quebec (province)
Highgate Center (inhabited place)

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Pellerin, Martha

Interviewee

Gagné, Alberta
Gagné, Laurianne

Location

Highgate Center (inhabited place)

Transcription

AG:  Grand children, l love you very much and I sang all those songs, I sang all those songs that I learned during my life and... I hope that you you will listen to them. Probably none, most of them won't understand but I enjoyed singing them for you and l hope; l'm getting pretty old so... I don't think I'll sing very long. I won't sing very much now but. I couldn't sing too much 'cause l'm old. I wish you, I wish you a lot of love during your life, I wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and everything that you desire during your life and I will say good bye and God bless you.

 

Original Format

sound cassette (analog)

Citation

"Interview excerpt," in Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song, Item #367, http://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/digital-archive/chansons/items/show/367 (accessed October 30, 2014).