Songs and Dances of Quebec

Songs and Dances of Quebec

Various Artists FW06951 / FW 6951

Six musicians perform a collection of traditional folk songs, reels, and square dances originating in the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec. The recording is composed of 5 instrumental and 5 vocal numbers performed variously by violinist Jean Carnigan, Aldor Morin on harmonica, dance caller Edgar Morin, guitarist Bob Hill, and singers Madame Richard and Gerard Delorier. Background information for all tracks is included in the liner notes, along with original French lyrics and English translations.

Year Released 1956
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1956 Folkways Records
Genre(s) World
Country(s) Canada
Culture Group(s) French Canadian
Language(s) French
Subject(s) World music
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101 Danse Carré Jean Caragnan, Aldor Morin, Edgar Morin, and Bob Hill 2:41
102 Le Reel de l'Harmonica Aldor Morin and Bob Hill 2:35
103 C'était une Jeune Fille Jean Caragnan, Bob Hill, Madame Richard, and Gerard Delorier 2:58
104 Reel du Bon Vieux Temps Jean Caragnan and Bob Hill 1:52
105 Ma Femme Avait un Grand Chapeau Bob Hill and Gerard Delorier 3:20
201 C'était une Petite Vache Noire Bob Hill and Gerard Delorier 2:33
202 Fiddle Reel Jean Caragnan 2:27
203 Reel Carré Jean Caragnan, Aldor Morin, Edgar Morin, and Bob Hill 3:41
204 La Bastringue Jean Caragnan, Aldor Morin, Bob Hill, Madame Richard, and Gerard Delorier 1:50
205 Les Fraises et les Framboises Jean Caragnan, Bob Hill, Madame Richard, and Gerard Delorier 4:03
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