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First Through the Gate
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 57 mins
In his long-awaited, stunning solo debut, premier Irish-American fiddler Brian Conway performs with a skill, grace, and force that are steeped in tradition but distinctively his own. Well known in the New York Irish/Celtic community, Conway has won numerous fiddling competitions, and has been called one of the be...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 57 mins
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The Cradle of Harmony: William Sidney Mount's Violin and Fiddle Music
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composed by William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868 (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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The Heart of Cape Breton
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
With a culture deeply influenced by 19th century Scottish emigration, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is widely celebrated for its fiddle music. Profoundly rooted in old Scottish tradition, the music is increasingly moving to center stage in the contemporary Celtic revival, as seen in the popularity of Cape Breton fidd...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
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Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
The fiddle and piano reign in Cape Breton! When the Beatons play, the dancing feet of family, friends, and fans pound out the vibrant rhythms of reels, strathspeys, jigs and other favorites from this tradition-rich corner of Canada. 14 tracks. 74 minutes. 36-page booklet. 14 tracks 74 minutes 36 page bookle...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 48 mins
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performed by Jean Carignan; in Alan Mills and Jean Carignan: Songs, Fiddle Tunes and a Folk-Tale from Canada (Folkways Records, 1961), 2 mins
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French Jig
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produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Wallace Cheese Read, 1924-1981; in Folksongs of the Louisiana Acadians (Arhoolie Records, 1994), 2 mins
produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Wallace Cheese Read, 1924-1981; in Folksongs of the Louisiana Acadians (Arhoolie Records, 1994), 2 mins
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Mardi Gras Jig
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performed by Dewey Balfa, 1927-1992, Tony Balfa, fl. 1984 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; in Les Quatre Vieux Garçons (Folkways Records, 1984), 2 mins
Les Quatre Vieux Garçons—"The Four Bachelors"—perform a rousing set of Cajun tunes and songs on this album, which features Dewey Balfa and Tracy Schwarz, Tony Balfa, and Peter Schwarz. The members all play multiple instruments. On this album we hear fiddle, accordion, guitar, bass, and vocals.
performed by Dewey Balfa, 1927-1992, Tony Balfa, fl. 1984 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; in Les Quatre Vieux Garçons (Folkways Records, 1984), 2 mins
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