Irulegi Irratia


  • Recording date: 1995-11-13
  • Owner: Euskarabidea-mediateka
  • Informant: Piarre
  • Main theme: Hunting.
  • Permission to query: Free
  • Permission to publish: Limited
  • Sound quality: Good
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Piece Time Summary
A03 00:30:50
The accident in the Garazi area. A cousin dropped down dead.In his area there was also an accident. A man tripped up and the gun went off and injured him, although he did not die.(35:00") Nowadays you have to go up even higher to find any pidgeons.(38:44") Thanks.(39:30") Song.(43:15")Goodbye.
A02 00:14:47
The guns then were not as good as they are now. There are gadgets to clean them.The cartridges were much cheaper when homemade than when bought in a shop. Anecdote: the night that they killed forty pidgeons between the four brothers.The old guns that they used.The guns that were loaded from the top.The gadget that was used to make the cartridges was of a different size; or depending on the gun they were bought at the same time. At that time a gun cost five hundred pesetas.During the war the guns were hidden because the Germans confiscated them.Where the family guns were hidden.The year after the war there were lots of pidgeons.Some people breed pidgeons at home. He has never done it.He stopped using the gun because of his sight. His best memory is that day when he killed the most pidgeons.
A01 00:00:00
Introduction.He began to go hunting at eighteen and he was shown by his father and his brother.(10:20") The pigeons rest on beech trees above all and when the wind is light.He has seen pidgeons eating acorns on the ground.The biggest catch he ever had was between 70-80. He sold them later. A shepherd went around collecting them. At that time they were sold at a good price.
Track Time Listen to file
II-064a-A 45:00
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