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Cape Breton fiddle making and maintaining tradition by Glenn Graham

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Published by Cape Breton University Press in Sydney, N.S .
Written in English


  • Fiddling,
  • Fiddlers -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island,
  • Celtic music -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island

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Edition Notes

StatementGlenn Graham
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15596279M
ISBN 101897009097
ISBN 109781897009093

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  The Cape Breton Fiddlers Collection (2nd edition ) complements the other tunebooks in the series. In addition to old favourites from both the aural and written traditions, the book also includes tunes from the repertoires of members and friends of The Cape Breton Fiddlers Association. INDEX. The Cape Breton Fiddlers Marathon is located on the beautiful island of Cape Breton, along Sydney's waterfront. Known for its "Giant Fiddle", Sydney is full of vibrant, friendly runners who will welcome you with a smile. Given the current environment, the organizing committee has . The Cape Breton Fiddlers 40th anniversary March-The Haughs of Cromdale-Mabou Coal Mines-The St. Kilda Wedding-Dillon Brown-Robert Mafia MacDonald Reel. The Concert March. The Ironman-Riddie. The Races At Carrick. Winston at the Glenville Hall. Join us . Father John Angus Rankin The Cape Breton Fiddler's Association hosted the first Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling in Read the Full Story Glenn Graham Glenn Graham is a Judique Fiddler who has benefitted from a rich blood line of music from both the Graham and Beaton sides of his family.

In the Cape Breton Fiddle, Glenn Graham, an accomplished Cape Breton fiddler, explores the rootes of the Cape BReton fiddling tradition, an art firmly rooted in Scottish Gaelic cultural forms, through an evolution that has made Cape BReton an icon of creativity recognized throughout the world. Shop and Buy Natalie MacMaster's - Cape Breton Island Fiddle sheet music. fiddle sheet music book by Natalie MacMaster: Mel Bay Publications, Inc at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music. (MB).Brand: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. The Big Fiddle, as many call it, was designed and constructed by Cyril Hearn in It is a tribute to the folk music and traditions of the province’s Celtic community. Her ancestors are from the North Shore of Cape Breton Island and before that the Isles of Lewis, Harris and North Uist. Continue Reading. Hidden Gems: Magic Cove. Talking Cape Breton Music — Conversations With People Who Love and Make the Music C$ Archie Neil — From the Life and Stories of Archie Neil Chisholm of Margaree Forks, Cape Breton.