Retrospective

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Retrospective contains 18 of Mark O'Connor's progressive and traditional bluegrass tunes from his first six albums on Rounder. O'Connor is one of the finest fiddle players of his era, and this collection contains the absolute best of his output during that period. The track selection features equal parts traditional material, "Dusty Miller," "Dreamer's Waltz," and "Wild Fiddler's Rag" mixed with O'Connor originals, "Floating Bridge of Dreams," "Pickin' in the Wind" and the longest piece on the disc at six-and-a-half minutes "Beserkeley."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Retrospective contains 18 of Mark O'Connor's progressive and traditional bluegrass tunes from his first six albums on Rounder. O'Connor is one of the finest fiddle players of his era, and this collection contains the absolute best of his output during that period. The track selection features equal parts traditional material, "Dusty Miller," "Dreamer's Waltz," and "Wild Fiddler's Rag" mixed with O'Connor originals, "Floating Bridge of Dreams," "Pickin' in the Wind" and the longest piece on the disc at six-and-a-half minutes "Beserkeley."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661150720
  • Catalog Number: 611507
  • Sales rank: 200,066

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark O'Connor Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Fiddle, Guitar, Violin, Rhythm Guitar
Norman Blake Dobro, Mandolin
Tony Rice Rhythm Guitar
Sam Bush Mandolin
John Hartford Banjo
Buck White Mandolin
Bill Amatneek Bass
David Grisman Mandolin
Roy M. "Junior" Husky Bass
Greg Morton Guitar
Jerry Thomasson Guitar
Charlie Collins Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Glen Conkite Percussion
Technical Credits
Tut Taylor Producer
Charlie Bragg Engineer
Fred Cameron Engineer
Mark O'Connor Composer, Producer
Máirtín O'Connor Producer
Bob Shumaker Engineer
Sam Whiteside Engineer
Claude J. Hill Engineer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Best Fiddle Player?

    I don't know where Mark O'Connor ranks as a fiddler. I do know that this CD seems to improve with every listen. Don't pass it by because it was some of his early output.

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