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matt Music and audio page with Phil Davies donation - WIP
archive:audio [09 Feb 2020 16:53] (current)
matt [Richard Witcombe Cassettes] - updates to a couple of descriptions
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 ====== Music and Audio ====== ====== Music and Audio ======
 +
 +===== Roger Biddle Caving Songs Archive =====
 +The MCRA hosts an [[https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Roger Biddle/​caving/​cavingsongs.html|archive copy]] of Roger Biddle'​s '​Caving Songs' website, donated to us in 2016. The original website is still being updated and maintained by Roger, and can be found [[http://​www.harmonieii.co.uk/​caving/​cavingsongs.html|here]].
  
 ===== Phil Davis Donation ===== ===== Phil Davis Donation =====
 Donated to the MCRA by Phil Davis, October 2014. Converted to .mp3 and .wav files by Alan Gray 6 July 2018. Donated to the MCRA by Phil Davis, October 2014. Converted to .mp3 and .wav files by Alan Gray 6 July 2018.
  
-==== Wessex Cave Club Easter Meet – Yorkshire 1960 ====+=== Wessex Cave Club Easter Meet – Yorkshire 1960 ===
 Cassette. Half of Side A and all of Side B blank. Cassette. Half of Side A and all of Side B blank.
  
-{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/WCC Easter 1960 Side A.mp3|WCC Easter 1960 Side A}}+{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/WCC Easter 1960 Side A Joined Enh.mp3|WCC Easter 1960 Side A}} (Side A, 27 minutes)
  
-==== Bob Lauder and the Wessex Choir, October 1986  ​==== +=== Bob Lauder and the Wessex Choir, October 1986  === 
-Cassette.+Cassette. ​
  
-{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/Bob Lauder and Wessex Choir Oct 86.mp3}}+{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/Bob Lauder and Wessex Choir Oct 86 Side A Enh.mp3}} ​(Side A, 52 seconds)
  
-==== Bob Lauder ​Tape ====+{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/Bob Lauder ​and Wessex Choir Oct 86 Side B Enh.mp3}} (Side B, 41 minutes)
  
-This was recorded in the kitchen after the 1968 dinner.  +=== Bob Lauder Tape ===
- +
-Side A+
  
 +This was recorded in the kitchen after the 1968 dinner. ​
  
 +**Side 1**
 +|< 40% 50px 50px - 50px>|
 ^ From ^ To ^ Topic ^ Speed ^ ^ From ^ To ^ Topic ^ Speed ^
 |000 |110 |Child talking – not transferred from tape |3| |000 |110 |Child talking – not transferred from tape |3|
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 |167 |End |Song – Boulder have a crunch on me (poor quality) |3| |167 |End |Song – Boulder have a crunch on me (poor quality) |3|
  
-Side B+{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/​Lawder Tape side 1 speed 1 Enh.mp3}} (Side 1 Speed 1, 9 minutes) 
 + 
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/​Lawder Tape side 1 speed 3 Enh.mp3}} (Side 1 Speed 3, 2 minutes) 
 + 
 +**Side 2** 
 +|< 40% 50px 50px - 50px>|
 ^ From ^ To ^ Topic ^ Speed ^ ^ From ^ To ^ Topic ^ Speed ^
 |000 |062 |Monolog – Headfirst down Hope |1| |000 |062 |Monolog – Headfirst down Hope |1|
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 |157 |188 |Song |1| |157 |188 |Song |1|
  
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Phil Davies/​Lawder Tape side 2 speed 1 Enh.mp3}} (Side 2 Speed 1, 22 minutes)
 +
 +Note in the tape box: //Thanks for the tape. I've enclosed my tape of Bob Lauder plus “Wessex Choir” this lot was recorded in the kitchen after the 1986 Dinner. All much the worse for wear. All the best Jim [Rands]//.
 +
 +===== Richard Witcombe Cassettes =====
 +
 +**Tape 1 Side A**
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 1 Side A.mp3}} (29 minutes)
 +
 +Rhino Rift 1971 - Sequences recorded at the head of the First Pitch. Voices include Glyn Bolt, Keith Barber, Wally Wilcocks (Black Wal), "​Stan"​ Chappell, Tony Audsley, Rich Witcombe and Bob Pyke. NB Tedious sections of lifelining noise.
 +
 +**Tape 1 Side B**
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 1 Side B.mp3}} (28 minutes)
 +
 +Rhino Rift - Sequences of climbing pitches and noisy "​gardening"​. Voices include Rich Witcombe, Glyn Bolt, "​Stan"​ Chappell, Bob Pyke, Greg Pickford and Wally Wilcocks. Includes reports of the firist trip to the end of the cave.
 +
 +**Tape 2 Side A**
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 2 Side A.mp3}} (32 minutes)
 +
 +1970 Westminster SG Expedition to Northern Greece - Caves: Tsepelevon Spiara and St. George'​s Pot. Voices include Pete Greig, Nigel Smith, Geoff Bull, Rich Witcombe and others. Some Greek folk music. Brief sequence of an interview with John Cornwell at Upper Pitts about his breakthrough at Rhino Rift 1971. Some misc folk music.
 +
 +**Tape 3 Side A** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 3 Side A.mp3}} (15 minutes)
 +
 +Rhino Rift 1971 - A spoof interview in the style of Fyfe Robertson (a well known TV journalist of that era) with John Cornwell reluctantly disclosing details of the Rhino breakthrough. Brief appearances by Trevor Carp and Tony Audsley. Followed by extracts of recordings made in the cave taken from Tapes 1 and 2.
 +
 +**Tape 4 Side A Part 1** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 4 Side A Part 1.mp3}} (30 minutes)
 +
 +Thrupe Lane Swallet 1973 (pre-breakthrough). Cast - Tony Dingle, Simon Meade-King, Terry Baker, Will Edwards, Rich Witcombe. Digging in the now back-filled timbered shaft and laying a charge. Mention of Luke Devenish'​s bang at Cow Hole ("The biggest we've ever had on Mendip"​ according to Will Edwards), and recent work at Reservoir Hole. Ends with the bang.
 +
 +**Tape 4 Side A Part 2** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 4 Side A Part 2.mp3}} (24 minutes)
 +
 +Thrupe Lane Swallet 1973. Cast as above with farmer Nelson Butt towards the end. Aftermath of the bang and more routine digging.
 +
 +**Tape 4 Side B Part 1** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 4 Side B Part 1.mp3}} (28 minutes)
 +
 +**Tape 4 Side B Part 2** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 4 Side B Part 2.mp3}} (27 minutes)
 +
 +**Tape 5 Side A** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 5 Side A.mp3}} (27 minutes)
 +
 +**Tape 6 Side A** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 6 Side A.mp3}} (29 minutes)
 +
 +**Tape 6 Side B** 
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Tape 6 Side B.mp3}} (32 minutes)
 +
 +===Other Recordings===
 +
 +**Thrupe Swallet 1**
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Thrupe 1.mp3}} (1 minute)
 +
 +**Thrupe Swallet 2**
 +
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Thrupe 2.mp3}} (6 minutes)
 +
 +**Thrupe Lane Swallet 1**
  
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Thrupe Lane 1.mp3}} (3 minutes)
  
 +**Thrupe Lane Swallet 2**
  
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Thrupe Lane 2.mp3}} (1 minute)
  
-Note in the tape box: //Thanks for the tape. I’ve enclosed my tape of Bob Lauder plus “Wessex Choir” this lot was recorded in the kitchen after the 1986 Dinner. All much the worse for wear. All the best Jim [Rands]//+**Viaduct Sink**
  
 +{{https://​mcra.org.uk/​audio/​Richard Witcombe/​Viaduct Sink.mp3}} (2 minutes)
  
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