The Old Canal (©2014 L.Cadieux)

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Abstract

The Old Canal is an instrumental composition in waltz time, written in the folk idiom in the style of Canadian Fiddle Music. It celebrates a little known stretch of water on Lac des Chats on the Ottawa River near Pontiac Station Quebec which has been of significance to the composer's family for over five generations.The sole instrumental track on Kate Crossan's CD, "Away". Recorded at Basement Take Studio, Dublin, Ireland in March, 2014, mixed at Composers Music Production, Toronto, Canada in August, 2014. Performed by Lee Cadieux, concertina; Camille Chaparnaud, fiddle, viola and bass; Martin Tourish, accordion and harmonium.Engineered by Camille Chaparnaud, produced by Martin Tourish, mixed by John Herberman and mastered by George Seara. Perrmed by Lee Cadieux, concertina; Camille Chaparnaud, fiddle, viola and bass; Martin Tourish, accordion and harmonium.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherKate Crossan
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2014

Keywords

  • musical composition
  • ethnomusicology
  • concertina
  • commercial recording
  • traditional folk music

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    Cadieux, L. (Author). (2014). The Old Canal (©2014 L.Cadieux). Composition, Kate Crossan. Retrieved from http://www.katecrossan.com