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Elizabeth Brandon Collection – Audio - Details

Elizabeth Brandon Collection – 27 Reel to Reel Tapes - Collection details

Elizabeth Brandon was a scholar of the French language and Francophone music. This collection contains copies of her fieldwork on French ballads and folk tales conducted in Vermilion Parish for her dissertation at Laval University. The collection includes performances by and interviews with Inez Catalon, Joe Falcon, Caesar Vincent, and others.

Collection samples:

Le lendemain matin
French Folksong
Léonore Catalon
Recorded on June 1, 1952
Accession number: BR1-003

Hélas, mon père, parent, héritier and Dieu Laurent
French Folksong
Madame Galbert Guidry and Léo Meaux
Recorded on June 1, 1952
Accession number: BR1-009

La noce à Joséphine​
French Folksong
Laurent Salomon
Recorded on August 1, 1952
Accession number: BR1-008 

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Additional Elizabeth Brandon materials held at University of Louisiana at Lafayette Special Collections Archive, Collection 273