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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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Maritime Folk Songs: from the Collection of Helen Creighton
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produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 3 mins
Helen Creighton collected maritime songs remembered by an older generation of Canadians, mainly from Nova Scotia, between 1928 and 1954. Many are home recordings, but what they may lack in quality they make up for in authenticity. In addition to songs of the sea, the unaccompanied singers tell of the supernatural,...
produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 3 mins
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins

Tour the world of music, experiencing an Ituri Forest Pygmy circumcision rite, virtuosic Swiss yodeling and kanéka (a Hawaiian version of reggae). Part of a five-volume series, this nineteen-track compilation gives a summary of many diverse musical styles. (See also FW04504, FW04505, FW04506, FW04508.)

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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Rawhide: Radio Programme, No. 3
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produced by Max Ferguson (Folkways Records, 1959), 47 mins

You’ve got the “subtle skill, the masterful nuances, the dazzling acumen” of Sir Edwin Bridge, current president of the World Bridgemaster Society and leading proponent of the game, but Granny “do[es]n’t like your tone of voice” and is determined to make playing your hand difficult...Announcer-comedia...

produced by Max Ferguson (Folkways Records, 1959), 47 mins
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