Talking Cape Breton Music – Expanded Edition

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ISBN: 9781926908021

Talking Cape Breton Music – Expanded Edition

  Editor :   Ron Caplan  
  Publisher:  Breton Books

Ronald Caplan’s rare interviews–with fiddlers like Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald and Johnny Wilmot, pianists Marie MacLellan and Dougie MacPhee, piper Alex Currie, John Allan Cameron and many others- deliver memories and rich insight to Cape Breton music that has won the world. These stories offer background and enthusiasm from the lives of some of Cape Breton’s most beloved musicians- from Dan R. MacDonald to Rita MacNeil to Jerry Holland and more. In their own words, Talking Cape Breton Music-The Expanded Edition-is a lasting companion to the music.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781926908021
Item BB0086
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published on November 1 2010
Language eng
Pages 266
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight445(g)
Ronald Caplan has served as interviewer and photographer for Cape Breton's Magazine for twenty-five years. He has received the Barbeau Award of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada, Nova Scotia's Cultural Life Award, the Canadian Historical Association's Award for exemplary contribution to the Oral History of Cape Breton and an honorary doctorate from Cape Breton University. His work is best known for keeping the Cape Breton story alive through oral testimony and images. Living at Wreck Cove on the Cabot Trail, Caplan is the author of several books and the publisher of Breton Books.