"Fiddle About" (03)

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Title: "Fiddle About" (03)
Creator: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Subject: Music, Dance, Entertainment, Fiddling, Red River Jig
Description: Calvin Volrath plays a tune using a "down east", or Don Messer style, John plays the same tune using the traditional Métis style. The practice of accompanying the fiddle with guitars, the presence of each community's champion fiddler, and the celebration at Batoche are introduced. The origins of the "Red River jig" is also discussed and the dance is demonstrated. This clip originally appeared in the Gabriel Dumont Institute video "Fiddle About".
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1993
Type: Video
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003

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