The Art of Traditional Fiddle

The Art of Traditional Fiddle


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The Art of Traditional Fiddle

If you're looking for an ideal introduction to fiddle playing as practiced in North America, look no further than this stuffed-full Rounder Heritage release, which serves up some 33 tracks of various vintages, many of them previously unreleased. This is traditional fiddle playing as you'll find it (or would have, in some instances) in sitting rooms, family kitchens, church halls, social halls, and on commons and greens -- music with roots in England, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as in much of Europe and Scandinavia. An exciting, energetic collection to sit and listen to, and very distracting indeed when trying to read through the detailed notes (in very small type) by producer Mark Wilson. Rounder has certainly hit the bull's-eye here.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/13/2001
Label: Rounder / Umgd
UPC: 0011661159228
catalogNumber: 611592
Rank: 229849

Album Credits

Performance Credits

George Rhodes   Bass
Art Galbraith   Track Performer
Graham Townsend   Fiddle
Earl Thomas   Banjo
Wilson Douglas   Fiddle
J.P. Fraley   Fiddle
Buddy Thomas   Fiddle
Jerry Holland   Fiddle
Carl Mackenzie   Fiddle
Doug MacPhee   Piano
Joe Warren Cormier   Track Performer
Joseph Cormier   Fiddle
Edmond Boudreau   Bass
Richard Dean   Guitar
Mike Hall   Guitar
George Hawkins   Fiddle
Stan Jackson   Guitar
Paul Jones   Guitar
Glenn Paul   Piano
Marcus Curry   Piano
Roger Cooper   Fiddle
Marie MacLellan   Piano,Track Performer
Theresa MacLellan   Fiddle,Piano
Lonnie Robertson   Fiddle
Fred Stoneking   Fiddle
John Harrod   Guitar
Bobby Robichaud   Guitar
Gerry Robichaud   Fiddle
Alita Stoneking   Guitar
Leona Stamm   Guitar
Gordon McCann   Guitar
Joe MacLean   Fiddle
Alva Greene   Fiddle
Bob Holt   Fiddle
Paul Smith   Banjo,Fiddle
Dwight Lamb   Fiddle
Theresa Morrison   Fiddle
Jim Woodward   Fiddle
Paul Smith   Banjo
Eddie Irwin   Piano
Lila Hashem   Piano
Harold Zimmerman   Fiddle
Joey Beaton   Piano,Track Performer
Ray Hilt   Fiddle
Ray Curbow   Fiddle
Larry Teague   Bass
Jim Beeler   Banjo
Ted Heavener   Guitar
Alton Jones   Fiddle
Melvin Lawrence   Guitar
Gordon Peacock   Guitar
Henry Riendeau   Guitar
Larry Riendeau   Fiddle
Darley Fulks   Fiddle
Billy Stamper   Fiddle
Violet Hensley   Fiddle
Mark Wilson   Guitar
Troy Auxilly-Wilson   Banjo

Technical Credits

Kokomo Arnold   Composer
Graham Townsend   Producer
J.P. Fraley   Composer
Frank Ferrel   Producer
Scott Billington   Art Direction
John Nagy   Engineer
Bill Nowlin   Engineer
Nancy Given   Art Direction
John Harrod   Producer,Engineer
Francis Gillum   Contributor
Gordon McCann   Producer,Engineer
Public Domain   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Christian Clayton   Cover Art
Kerry Blech   Engineer
Mark Wilson   Producer,Engineer,Liner Notes,Annotation,General Editor

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