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Discovering Cape Breton folklore

Richard Paul MacKinnon

Discovering Cape Breton folklore

by Richard Paul MacKinnon

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Published by Cape Breton University Press in Sydney, N.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-195).

Statementby Richard MacKinnon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR113.5.C36 M33 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24565352M
ISBN 101897009305
ISBN 109781897009307
LC Control Number2009512752
OCLC/WorldCa456829536

Cape Breton; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island Dance to the Piper Barry Shears ; Discovering Cape Breton Folklore Richard MacKinnon ; Endgame A.J.B. Johnston ; Storied Shores A.J.B Dozay Christmas ; In the Pit ; Cape Breton’s Christmas, Book 6 ; Folk Tale Journey Through the Maritimes Helen Creighton. The musical traditions on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, have been shaped by a combination of social and geographic factors--none more so than the arrival of pioneering Scottish Gaelic-speaking communities who, in the 19th century, fled crop failures to seek better lives on its shores.

how one can begin to explore the complexities of Cape Breton life. Required Texts Corbin, Carol and Judith A. Rolls, eds. The Centre of the World at the Edge of a Continent. Sydney: UCCB Press, MacKinnon, Richard. Discovering Cape Breton Folklore. Cape Breton UP: Sydney, NS. And other readings on reserve in the library. Nardocchio is operations manager of the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative “It was found by a buddy of mine, hidden at the back of a shop in Halifax since the 70s,” Pacé said. DISCOVERING.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Cape Breton University Press books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The depth and resonance of Breton folklore reflects its strong oral tradition, with storytelling still a prominent form of public entertainment today. This is a society which highly values its past. Poetry and song have always been natural means of communication in everyday life, reflecting the popular nature of Breton .


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The author wishes to acknowledge her indebtedness to the Rt. Rev. Alexander MacDonald, D.D., and the several clergymen in Cape Breton who gave her valuable assistance and encouragement; to the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame by whose whole-hearted co-operation this study was made possible; and to the men and women who gave so readily.

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Textbooks and Readings: Required reading for the course includes the following books and articles which are available online through the Taylor Family Digital Library.Cape Breton fiddle has a powerful rhythmic feel affected with quick snaps of the bow, rapid-fire ornaments and forceful bowing patterns.

Indeed, the Cape Breton style is the most rhythmic Celtic fiddle style, as many of the other Celtic styles have moved away from their connections to dancing.Cape Breton University Press was created inconcurrent with creation of the College of Cape Breton (later UCCB and now CBU), with a view to filling a gap in the publication of Cape Breton literature.

The Press reflected the school’s early mandate for locally driven knowledge translation and added positively to the institution’s profile.