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Classic Canadian Songs From Smithsonian Folkways

Various Artists
Classic Canadian Songs From Smithsonian Folkways

Canadian identity was once truly a mosaic—of disparate regions and small communities widely dispersed over a vast and inhospitable landscape. Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways showcases the rich musical traditions from generations of European settlers and contrasts with that of Aboriginal peoples fiercely determined to preserve their ways of life in the wake of colonialism and its injustices. 30 classic tracks, over an hour of music. 32-page booklet with extensive liner notes and photos.

Track Listing

101
Les fraises et les framboises / Le festin de campagne / Ah! Si mon moine voulait danser Jean Carignan and Friends 3:59
102
Lord MacDonald's Reel Jean Carignan 2:26
103
The Land of the Muskeg (and the Shining Birch Tree) Wade Hemsworth 2:37
104
Cree Greeting Song (The Shaking Hands Song) William Peaychew 1:59
105
Le reel de l'harmonica (Reel de Rimouski) Aldor Morin 2:31
106
The Northern Trappers' Rendezvous Loewen Family Orchestra 2:48
107
The Alberta Homesteader Alan Mills 2:31
108
A Poor Lone Girl in Saskatchewan Anne Halderman 3:26
109
When the Ice Worms Nest Again Alan Mills 1:13
110
The Oda G. Stanley G. Triggs 2:22
111
The Ballad of Weldon Chan Karen James 2:16
112
Chanson de Riel Gaspard Jeannotte 2:10
113
Tim Finnegan's Wake Tom Kines 2:10
114
I's the B'y Alan Mills 1:07
115
Tonts, tonts! Ruth Rubin 1:25
116
The Welcome Table Charles Owens 2:12
117
The Heel and Toe Polka Arbuckle, Mikkelson, and Clifton 1:56
118
Cree Prisoner's Song William Burn Stick 2:16
119
Un Canadien errant Alan Mills 2:24
120
Maggie Howie Geraldine Sullivan 2:55
121
Constitution Breakdown Lee Cremo Trio 2:06
122
'N Uair Nighidh Tù The Millers (or the North Shore Singers) 2:11
123
Anti-Confederation Song Alan Mills 1:36
124
Danse carré Edgar Morin 2:37
125
The Black Fly Song Wade Hemsworth 2:55
126
Hogan's Lake O.J. Abbott 2:02
127
She's Like the Swallow Alan Mills 1:56
128
The Gay Gordons (Scotland the Brave) Arbuckle, Mikkelson, and Clifton 2:14
129
Nootka Farewell Song George Clutesi 1:45
130
Moose and Bear Calls Sandy Stoddard 3:32

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