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Daolagan Cholarado

  • T-3027 Track 2
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  • ca. 1950

The singer is Donald John MacDermaid, a collector of Gaelic songs in Cape Breton (particularly around the southeast areas of the Island). He lived in the United States for the majority of his life. He is remembered as one of the finest Cape Breton...

MacDermaid, Donald John

Entrevue avec André Aucoin et Joseph Aucoin

Entrevue avec André AuCoin et Joseph AuCoin au sujet de leur vie, qualités d'un bon danseur, les meilleurs violoneux pour danser ici, types de danse, les sets, aimer danser, house party, calleur Wilfred Boudreau, origine des sets, chandeleur,...

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Entrevue avec Sam Cormier

Entrevue avec Sam Cormier au sujet de sa vie, l'interdiction de la danse, les occasion de danse, les veillées, l'été, les touristes et la danse, maisons connues pour les soirées de danse, les noces, comment faire la bière, les noces, l&#...

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Interview and filming with Willie Fraser

Interview and filming with Willie Fraser about his life, Gaelic songs and prayers, mouth music and Maureen dancing, history of his family, step-dancing, steps belonging to people, Willie's steps, number of steps in their repertoire, fiddle mu...

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Interview with Alex Graham

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Alex Graham about his life, origins of dance in Inverness County, context and content of dance, house parties, picnics, qualities of a good step-dancer, body position for step-dancing, dance prohibiti...

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Interview with Angela and Joey Beaton

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Angela and Joey Beaton about their life, qualities of a step-dancer, positions of the body, stage presentation, memory, teaching square dancing, dry square dances, dance prohibition, violin style, mus...

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Interview with Archie Neil Chisholm

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Archie Neil Chisholm about his life, fiddle experience and dancing, dancing in Margaree, the six figures, modern square dance, Scotch four, difference between Scottish and Acadian tune, differences am...

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Interview with Archie Neil Chisholm [Part 2]

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Archie Neil Chisholm - continuation from tape LEB/SAY-Ac-7 - about origins of square dancing, sources for the calls, dance prohibition, why were Church authorities against dances situations, the bagpi...

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Interview with Beverly Jeddore

Interview with Beverly Jeddore about her life, teaching dance, welcoming dance, celebration dance and clothing, beadwork, the game dance, the feather dance, the snake dance, the blanket dance, the wedding dance, the welcoming dance song, the celeb...

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Interview with Buddy MacMaster

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Buddy MacMaster about his life, teaching the fiddle, occasion for playing, type of dancing, relationship between dancers and fiddler, loss of caller, loss of four couples to a set, figures and the mus...

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Interview with Doug MacPhee

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Doug MacPhee about his life, music, dance, step-dancing, context for dance, fishing and farming, qualities of a good accompanist, etc., June 25, 1986.

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Interview with Father Eugene Morris

Interview with Father Eugene Morris about his life, Glencoe Mills, Public Halls, house parties, step-dancing during sets, number of figures in a set, exclusivity in the dance evenings, role of school in teaching traditional dance, transmission of ...

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Interview with James Cormier

Item is a sound recording of an interview with James Cormier about his life, learning to step-dance, house parties, food at house parties, dancing lessons, qualities of a good step-dancer, other step-dancing lessons, teaching step-dancing, differe...

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Interview with Jerry Holland

Interview with Jerry Holland about his life, fiddle experiences, learning new tunes, styles, Irish style, the Cape Breton style, ornamentation, Scottish style, Buddy MacMaster, qualities of a good fiddler, step-dancing, places where he stepped and...

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Interview with Joe "Tack" MacDougal and Greg Smith

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Peter MacKay (1986-07-13) about his life, occasions for dancing, calls for the Saratoga Lancers, books, prompting at house parties, changes in the sets, church parties, box socials, slipper dance, the...

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Interview with John Morris Rankin

Item is a sound recording of an interview with John Morris Rankin about his life, beginning to play the fiddle and piano, types of tunes on fiddle for dancing, relationship between fiddler and dancers, number of rounds per tune per figure, qualiti...

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Interview with Lee Cremo - 1st part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 1st part - about his life, father and the fiddle, learning, Easter Open (speaks about that contest), his first record, Tennessee Championship, his bowing and style of playing, playing for dances, differences in styles of...

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Interview with Lee Cremo - 2nd part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 2nd part (continuation from tape LEB/SAY-Ac-39) - talk about wedding dance, speaks about developing music in children, chanting or singing during wedding dance, special wedding song, birthdays, praying, singing for danci...

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Interview with Lee Cremo - 3rd part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 3rd part (continuation of LEB/SAY-Ac-40) - talk about Nescaouette, children learning dances, Chief of dance and differences in arm positions for dancing, fish type person, stiffer upper body, different styles of fiddling...

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Interview with Malcolm MacDonald

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Malcolm MacDonald about his life, dances when he was growing up, dances at homes and schools, frolics, waltz, music for the Scotch Four, seasons for dancing, collecting of the fiddles, making a living...

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Interview with Mary and Donald Roddy Rankin

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Mary and Donald Roddy Rankin about their life, dance evenings, situations for dances, lumber camps, fishing industry, cooperatives, coop stores and banks, the role of the Church, song-dances, priest, ...

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Interviews with Alan MacDonald and Robert Gillis

Interview with Aland MacDonald about his life, dancing in the Judique Hall, more couples in the set, describe calls, music for the figures, swing, dance occasions, picnics, step-dancing, stages, weddings, dance prohibition, the Scotch Four, Jiggi...

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Interviews with Donald MacLellan and Mrs. MacInnis

Interview with Donald MacLellan about his life, where he dances when he was young, dances in schoolhouses, going away to work in the States, dance content, Scotch Four, jigging tunes, house parties, lunch, piano, special houses for house parties, ...

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Interviews with Duncan A. MacDonald and Hugh MacDonald

Interview with Duncan A. MacDonald about his life, dancing, box parties, church picnics, weddings, jigging tunes, story about a box party. Interview with Hugh MacDonald about his life, plain sets, Saratoga Lancers, Scotch Four, qualities of a dan...

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Interviews with Greg Smith (continued)

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Greg Smith - continuation from LEB/SAY-Ac-15 - dancer to visit, step-dancing, Irish influence on step-dancing in Cape Breton, aspects of the three predominant cultures (Irish, Scottish, Acadian) in mu...

Interviews with Margaret Ann Beaton and Joe Rankin

Item is a sound recording of an interview with Margaret Ann Beaton about her life, employment, step-dancing in family, weddings, fiddlers, song-dances, etc., and interview with Joe Rankin about his life, step-dancing, number of steps in repertoire...

Canadian Museum of History

Mederic Teaching Square Set

Mederic Teaching Square Set - Place de naissance, introduction au film, les figures un à quatre, noms des danseurs, number of figures in a set and the swing.

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