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DARE Interview : New Philadelphia, Ohio; Primary Informant OH079

  • 1968
Dictionary of American Regional English
  • Informant Data:
  • OH079: White; male; age: 71 (old); education: 7th grade; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH079 (4:07)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1265-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:45 Informant's musical history—now repairs instruments, played saxophone since 1927, clarinet before that, son used to play saxophone, now plays clarinet. Informant once belonged to seven bands at once, performed in minstrel shows
  • 10:45 Informant worked at water plant for 27 years
  • 11:25 Parts, tools used for rebuilding and repairing instruments
  • 15:30 Reasons why saxophone is easiest instrument to learn
  • 19:00 Workload at Informant's repair shop
  • 21:30 Story about Informant's son joining Air Force Band
  • 24:10 Tape end
  1. Arthur the Rat

  2. Full Interview