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Various - Northeast Regional Oldtime Fiddle Contest & Festival 1970, Oldtime Fiddling, Volume 4, 1970 album

Various - Northeast Regional Oldtime Fiddle Contest & Festival 1970, Oldtime Fiddling, Volume 4, 1970 album
  • Performer Various
  • Title Northeast Regional Oldtime Fiddle Contest & Festival 1970, Oldtime Fiddling, Volume 4, 1970
  • Date of release 1970
  • Style Folk, Bluegrass
  • Other formats DMF AU AHX DXD XM MIDI VOC
  • Genre Folk music
  • Size MP3 1470 mb
  • Size FLAC 1185 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 113

The annual festival and contest of the Northeast Regional Fiddlers Association is recognized as the finest in the Northeast. Only traditional fiddle tunes and techniques are permitted in contest play for both Senior and Open Divisions. Many fiddlers on this record traveled hundreds of miles to represent all of the New England States, New York, and several provinces of our beloved neighbor," Canada, to whom fiddling in our area is so indebted

Old time fiddle is a genre of American folk music. Old time fiddle tunes" derived from European folk dance tunes such as Jig, Reel, Breakdown, Schottische, Waltz, Two Step and Polka. The fiddle may be accompanied by banjo or other instruments but are nevertheless called "fiddle tunes". The genre traces from the colonization of North America by immigrants from England, France, Germany, Ireland, and Scotland.

National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest & Festival. 30 June 2017 ·. Great coverage of this year's event. We will also announce it here when we get the changes made.

Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music. It developed along with various North American folk dances, such as square dancing, clogging, and buck dancing. It is played on acoustic instruments, generally centering on a combination of fiddle and plucked string instruments (most often the guitar and banjo), as well as the mandolin

Northeast Regional Oldtime Fiddle Champion 1967/1970, Fretless 103, LP (1974), trk . 4. The Fiddling Leprechaun - Turner, John. John Turner's Fiddling Leprechaun, Fiddletree F9125, LP (1983), trk 5a. Fiddling Phil. National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest & Folk Music Festival. 1969, NOTFC 69, LP (1969), trk . 9. Finseth Schottische - Finseth, Leonard.

Tracklist

A1 Clem Myers Blackberry Quadrill
A2 Ken Campbell Angus Campbell
A3 Ronald West Otis Howard Scottische
A4 Edward Deschenes In A Little Spanish Town
A5 Don Ladd Haste To The Wedding
A6 Neil Converse Beau Of Oak Hill
A7 Louis Beaudoin Red Tuque
A8 Tony Washburn Trott Along
A9 Frank Grow Red Fox Waltz
A10 Clarence Russell Red Wing Two Step
A11 Pete Williams Oakie Breakdown
A12 John Givens Twilight Waltz
A13 Leon Fritz Carl The Tempest
A14 Ed Koenig Hundred Piper Jig
A15 Joseph Robichaud Table Clog
A16 Dennis Clifford MacLimoyles Reel
A17 Conrad Pelletier Walker Street Reel
B1 Clem Myers Ontario Waltz
B2 Simon St. Pierre Isidore Reel
B3 Ken Campbell Rutland Reel
B4 Ed Koenig Pinoscher Polka
B5 Camile Dubois Ploughboy Reel
B6 Mrs. Roma McMillen Smallo & Trail Jig
B7 Scott Campbell Shepard's Wife Waltz
B8 Merle Dubea Bill Cheetham
B9 Albert Cyr Irish Farwell
B10 Ronald West Great Western
B11 Neil Converse Broken Lantern Jig
B12 John Coffey Grumbling Old Man & Woman
B13 Leon Fritz Carl Blue Mtn. Waltz
B14 Joe Ryan The Nut Brown Maiden
B15 Jon Campbell Fairy Toddler Jig

Notes

Back cover notes:

"The annual festival and contest of the Northeast Regional Fiddlers Association is recognized as the finest in the Northeast. Only
traditional fiddle tunes and techniques are permitted in contest play for both Senior and Open Divisions. Many fiddlers on this record traveled hundreds of miles to represent all of the New England States, New York, and several provinces of our beloved neighbor," Canada, to whom fiddling in our area is so indebted. From this Contest held each year, our Champion will go on to represent the Northeast Area in the National Contest held each year in Weiser, Idaho."