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Songs and Dances of Quebec
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1956), 28 mins
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Canadian Friendship
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produced by John Smith and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in More Multicultural Songs From Ella Jenkins (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 2 mins
produced by John Smith and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in More Multicultural Songs From Ella Jenkins (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 2 mins
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Creation's Journey: Native American Music
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produced by Charlotte Heth (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 6 mins
Presented by the National Museum of the American Indian. From powwow music to Christian songs in Cherokee to Irish reels, Native peoples from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Bolivia present living traditions and crossovers to Euro-American musics. Recorded in New York City and Washington D.C., in 1992 and 1993. P...
produced by Charlotte Heth (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 6 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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Wood That Sings: Indian Fiddle Music of the Americas
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produced by Terence Winch, 1945- and Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
This anthology of Indian fiddle music of the Americas features performances by Indian musicians from Nova Scotia and Manitoba to North Dakota and Arizona, to Mexico, Peru, and elsewhere in Latin America. Using this most popular of instruments as a way to explore the great variety and creativity of Indian musical...
produced by Terence Winch, 1945- and Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 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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Alberta: Wild Roses, Northern Lights
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 10 mins
The music of Alberta is as beautiful, dynamic, and varied as its scenery. From Alberta’s majestic Rocky Mountains to its prairies, foothills, badlands, forests, lakes, and cities, this 19-track CD introduces listeners to the some of the very best contemporary singer/songwriters and musicians from Wild Rose Coun...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 10 mins
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Classic Canadian Songs From Smithsonian Folkways
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
Canadian identity was once truly a mosaic—of disparate regions and small communities widely dispersed over a vast and inhospitable landscape. Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways showcases the rich musical traditions from generations of European settlers and contrasts with that of Aboriginal peoples...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
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Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women
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produced by Howard Bass and Rayna Green, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
Powerful living music from Native women in the United States and Canada includes performances rarely heard beyond these artists’ communities. Ceremonial and social songs traditionally sung by women, other music now performed by women, and material that combines traditional and contemporary themes and musical fo...
produced by Howard Bass and Rayna Green, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
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Mademoiselle, Voulez-Vous Danser?: Franco-American Music from the New England Borderlands
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produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 58 mins

Sparkling fiddles, strong voices, and pounding feet join together in this compilation of lively dance tunes and poignant songs—the musical legacy of French-Canadians who immigrated to New England and became Franco-Americans. Recorded between the years of 1994-1998 at informal gatherings, at songfests and in small...

produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 58 mins
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