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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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French Canadian Country Dances
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produced by Alain Blanchet (Folkways Records, 1982), 38 mins
produced by Alain Blanchet (Folkways Records, 1982), 38 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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Jigs and Reels, Vol.2
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produced by Verner Mikkelson, fl. 1961 (Folkways Records, 1960), 46 mins
produced by Verner Mikkelson, fl. 1961 (Folkways Records, 1960), 46 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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Kevin Burke: Sweeney's Dream
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 47 mins
Hailed as "virtuosic and powerful" by the New York Times, Kevin Burke is a master of the highly ornamented Sligo style of Irish fiddling. Born in London, England, his strong family ties to County Sligo on Ireland's west coast immersed him in one of the Celtic world's most revered musical legacies. Performing wit...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 47 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 48 mins
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Gaston
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produced by Christian Wig; performed by Christian Wig and Whitt Mead, fl. 2008; in Chadwell's Station: Fiddling On the Frontier (Yodel-Ay-Hee, 2008), 3 mins
produced by Christian Wig; performed by Christian Wig and Whitt Mead, fl. 2008; in Chadwell's Station: Fiddling On the Frontier (Yodel-Ay-Hee, 2008), 3 mins
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St. Anne's Reel/Morpeth Rant
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performed by Rick Manning, fl. 1970-2008, Dana Paul, Dee Specker, Chris Stuart and Tim Wallbridge, fl. 1994, Cornerstone; in Cornerstone: Lonesome Town (Folk Era, 1995), 3 mins
performed by Rick Manning, fl. 1970-2008, Dana Paul, Dee Specker, Chris Stuart and Tim Wallbridge, fl. 1994, Cornerstone; in Cornerstone: Lonesome Town (Folk Era, 1995), 3 mins
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