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Urban Pioneers interview with Rosalie Sorrels, March 4, 2005 (Cassette Tape 1 Side A)
Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Rosalie Sorrels;
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Sorrels, Rosalie; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013;
Green, Laura Marcus;
Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah;
March 4, 2005;
Recording of an interview (part 1) in Idaho City, Idaho, by Polly Stewart with Rosalie Sorrels, a participant in the Utah folk music scene of the 1960s. Transcript by Polly Stewart, copy-edited by Laura R. Marcus [now Green]. One of the interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project, 2004-2011;
Salt Lake City (Utah);
Sorrels, Rosalie--Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah;
Rosalie Sorrels; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews;
Table of contents
1. Talking about Hugh Gillilan;
2. Talking about early career, acting, living in Idaho, moving to Salt Lake City, developing a musical community/starting to play guitar/family musical background;
3. Beginning to teach guitar classes;
4. Family life/drama, literary, and musical connections with the University of Utah through Dean Bentley’s program;
5. Beginnings of musical parties at Sorrels home;
6. Involvement in folklore/folklore seminar at UCLA/living in L.A;
7. Talking about Guy Carawan and American visitors to international youth conference in Moscow (Soviet Union) in mid 1950s;
8. Talking about becoming an impresario/playing out in folk music scene;
9. Talking about repertoire/interest in folk music tradition and transmission;
46 minutes, 24 seconds;
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The 30 interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project;
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The original audio cassettes were played on TASCAM 202 MKIV tape recorder; the digital data in AIFF format was captured by Amadeus Pro version 2.1 through M-AUDIO FireWire Solo recording interface; then converted to mp4 format by Apple Compressor version 3.5.3. All the operation was executed on MAC OS X.