The Slippery Stick: Traditional Fiddling From New Brunswick
CAT # 11661-7016-2
1. Grand Lake Reel /The Silver Wedding Reel 2:18 2. The Coal Branch Reel /Emile Arsenault's 2:14 3. Moccasin Shuffle /The Brae Reel 3:00 4. Fred's Tune /Money Musk 2:16 5. The Bunkhouse Jig 2:10 6. Cousin Bill /Fiddlin' Phil 2:12 7. Island Ferry /The Herring Reel 2:15 8. Herring Brook /The High Level Hornpipe 3:19 9. Father Legere's Marches 2:42 10. Constitution Breakdown /Dragger's Reel 2:11 11. The Atlantic Polkas 1:55 12. Tullybardine /La Disputeuse 2:14 13. March From My Mother 1:51 14. The Dancing Hornpipe 1:48 15. The Slippery Stick 2:00 16. Leprechaun Jig 2:06 17. The Miramichi Fire 1:26 18. Bouctouche Reel /Saint Anne's Reel 2:46 19. The Watch City Hornpipe 1:44 20. Traditional New Brunswick Jig 2:10 21. The Abegweit Breakdown 2:39
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Much of modern Canadian fiddling derives from the dance music that once cheered the little villages of New Brunswick. Seldom, however, can one hear this music performed in its original charming simplicity. Here one of the best known of Maritime fiddlers, Gerry Robichaud, sits down with guitarist brother Bobby to recreate the invigorating music of a 'kitchen racket' of fifty years ago.
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