Cajun Fiddle, Old and New: Instruction

Dewey Balfa FW08362 / FM 8362


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Year Released 1977
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1977 Folkways Records

Genre(s) Cajun; Music Instruction
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Cajun
Instrument(s) Accordion; Drum; Fiddle; Guitar; Hawaiian guitar
Subject(s) Cajun music; Instructional; Spoken word
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101 Sliding Notes: "The Port Arthur Blues" (Leo Soileau) Dewey Balfa 1:26
102 Rolling Notes: "Ma Chere Maman Creole" (Dennis McGee) Dewey Balfa 1:21
103 The Trill: "My Pretty Little Christine" (D. Balfa, Flat Town Dewey Balfa 1:14
104 Blues in Cajun Fiddling "Les Bars de la Prison" Dewey Balfa 2:01
105 Drone Sound: "Grand Mamou" (Arr. D. Balfa, Flat Town Music) Dewey Balfa 0:55
106 Old Lonesome Sound: "La Valse des Bombocheurs" Dewey Balfa 2:12
107 Grandpa's Waltz (Arr. D. Balfa, Flat Town Music) Dewey Balfa 1:31
108 La Valse de Gran Bois (Arr. D. Balfa, Flat Town Music) Dewey Balfa 1:10
109 Indian on a Stump (Arr. D. Balfa, Flat Town Music) Dewey Balfa 1:03
110 Description of Mardi Gras Ceremony: Mardi Gras Song Dewey Balfa 2:54
111 Mardi Gras Song - Mamou Mardi Gras, 2/14/75 Dewey Balfa 3:28
201 Basile Cajun Hour: Intros, "La Valse de Reno" Dewey Balfa 2:25
202 Basile Cajun Hour: Commercials, Station Identification, "Madeleine" Dewey Balfa 2:56
203 99 Years Waltz" (Arr. D. Balfa, Flat Town Music) Dewey Balfa 2:06
204 The Cajun from Church Point Dewey Balfa 2:37
205 Allons a Lafayette Dewey Balfa 1:03
206 Interview on Cajun Singing: "J'amerais Te Pardonner" Dewey Balfa 4:26
207 Interview on Cajun Dances: "Jolie Blon" (Buddy Dee, Glad Music) Dewey Balfa 3:48
208 Johnny Can't Dance Dewey Balfa 3:01
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