Couldn't Have A Wedding Without The Fiddler: Traditional Fiddling On Prince Edward Island

by Ken Perlman
$35.90
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The inaugural volume of the Charles Wolfe Series (Wolfe was a noted and much-beloved folklorist who wrote about fiddling in the mid- and upper-South). Through narrative and the fiddlers' own words, the book brings the world of traditional fiddling on P.E.I. to life, covering such areas as dance parties and celebrations, attitudes and stereotypes about fiddling, traditional music and community life, methods of learning, playing styles and repertoire, effects of contests and media, the decline of fiddling in the decades following World War II and the subsequent fiddling-revival movement. 462 pp.

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The inaugural volume of the Charles Wolfe Series (Wolfe was a noted and much-beloved folklorist who wrote about fiddling in the mid- and upper-South). Through narrative and the fiddlers' own words, the book brings the world of traditional fiddling on P.E.I. to life, covering such areas as dance parties and celebrations, attitudes and stereotypes about fiddling, traditional music and community life, methods of learning, playing styles and repertoire, effects of contests and media, the decline of fiddling in the decades following World War II and the subsequent fiddling-revival movement. 462 pp.