Minnesota Fiddle Tunes Project

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  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Saint Paul, Minn.] : Upper Midwest Old-Time, [2012] ℗2012
  • Physical Details
    • 1 audio disc (64 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC ocn796938541
  • Credits
    • Performed by: various performers (The Gritpickers ; The O'Neil Family ; Tjärnbloms ; Adam Hurt ; Pam, John and the Dixons ; Anabel Sanford Wirt ; Betsy Neil and Friends ; Phil Nusbaum ; Freak Creek Revival ; Temporary Stringband ; Roe Family Singers ; Cati Jo Pidel and Friends ; Sara Pajunen ; Minnesota Pickers ; Haybirds)
    • All tracks recorded in 2012 by Clawhammer Mike [Michael Sawyer], except: 5 & 24, Ric Lee, Minneapolis ; 9, Paul Brown, North Carolina ; 11, Colin Blair, Missouri ; 14, Nathan Gourley, Minneapolis ; 22, The O'Neil Family, East Grand Forks

Notes

  • Modern recordings of traditional Minnesota fiddle tunes, based on field recordings, research, and interviews.
  • "Michael Sawyer is a fiscal year 2011 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Heritage Fund as apprropriiated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008." -- Container.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes and information about the performers inserted in container.
  • Forms part of: Wisconsin Music Archives.

Contents

  • 1. Kettlescrubber / Catie Jo Pidel and Friends (Archie Tiegan) -- 2. Selmer Ramsey's Waltz / Betsy Neil and Friends (Selmer Ramsey) -- 3. Flop eared mule / Eelpout Stringers (Gilmore Lee) -- 4. Minnesota Waltz / Temporary Stringband (Westad/Selvaag) -- 5. Swedish Schottische / Roe Family Singers (Westad/Selvaag) -- 6. Dick Halverson's Waltz / The Haybirds (Harold Sorenson) -- 7. Hilary Stoltman's Polka / Minnesota Pickers (Hilary Stoltman) -- 8. Sherburne's Polka / Temporary Stringband (Bill Sherburne) -- 9. Edwin's First Polka / Adam Hurt (Paul Dahlin) -- 10. Gary's Polka / Bob Bovee and Gail Heil (Bill Sherburne) -- 11. Saint Paul Waltz / Bill Matthews and Friends (Whoopie John) -- 12. Selmer Ramsey's Polka / Tjarnbloms (Selmer Ramsey) -- 13. Ringnessen Reinlander / Minnesota Pickers (Archie Tiegan) -- 14. Iva Dingwall Medley / Brian Miller and Friends (Iva Dingwall ) -- 15. Henry Grondahl's Schottische / Tjarnbloms (Hilary Stoltman) -- 16. Ranger's Waltz / Minnesota Pickers (Erskine Old-Timers) -- 18. Medley: Little Red Barn ; Steamboat Quickstep / Anabel Sanford Wirt (Elmo W./ Iva D.) -- 19. Albert's Schottische / The Gritpickers (Leonard Finseth) -- 20. Knute's Waltz / Pam, John and the Dixons (Harold Sorenson) -- 21 Bill Sherburne Medley / Phil Nusbaum (Bill Sherburne) -- 22. Fred Nelson's Jig / The O'Neil Family (Leonard Finseth) -- 23. Oh, so many berries / Minnesota Pickers (Westad/ Selvaag) -- 24. The girl I left behind me / Roe Family Singers (A favorite of fiddlers in the early days of Fort Snelling) -- 25. Jalasjarven Polka / Sara Panjunen (Sulo Hackman) -- 26. Buckwheat batter / Freak Creek Revival (Elmo Wick) -- 27. Stoltman's Dad's Waltz / Tjarnbolms (Hilary Stoltman)
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