Recordings of Oswald Stammers
In 1970 Russell Wortley recorded Oswald Stammers in Saffron Walden, Essex and his original recordings are now housed in the British Library's Sound Archive. On some tracks he was recorded with his brother Ronald (not Josie, as stated in the NSA notes) playing one-string phono fiddle, an instrument made by his father. All recordings are copyright: Diana Hillman.
The list of tunes recorded are
C777/22 S1 C10 Whiffenpoof song - Stammers, Josie (one-string fiddle)
C777/22 S1 C11 Unidentified tune /Sailor's Hornpipe - Stammers, Oswald (dulcimer)
C777/22 S1 C12 Unidentified tune /Hymn tune /Summertime - Stammers, Oswald (dulcimer)
C777/22 S1 C13 Summertime /Danny Boy - Stammers, Josie (one-string fiddle)
type in - Russell Wortley in: 'and words or numbers' and Saffron Walden in: 'place'.
Two of these recordings are available on
Dulcimer playing in East Anglia
Archival recordings & a film of Billy Bennington
Track: 27. Unidentified tune
Track: 28. Sailors Hornpipe
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Oswald Stammers - Saffron Walden