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The Fiddlers of James Bay

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1980.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scots from the Orkney Islands came to trade in Northern Québec during the 17th century. They brought fiddles with them and introduced a new form of music to the Cree of James Bay. The music survived long after the Scots returned home. In this film two Cree fiddlers travel to the Orkney Islands, the birthplace of the music they learned from their fathers and grandfathers. The film captures the warmth and good will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Publications officielles
Vidéo
Short films
Music
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 875167883
Notes: Également disponible dans les regroupements vidéo intitulés: The Beauty of Our People. ;Award: Cork.
Credits: Director/producer, Bob Rodgers ; producer, Mark Zannis, Gail Singer ; script, Mark Zannis, David Wilson ; photography, Richard A. Stringer, David Peat ; sound, Bob Lower, Gail Singer, Ian Leslie, Bob Robb ; editing, David Wilson ; sound editing, Donald Douglas, Danuta Klis ; re-recording, Hans Peter Strobl, Adrian Croll.
Target Audience: Classement de la Régie du cinéma du Québec: G.; CHV rating: G.
Description: 1 online resource (1 vidéo en continu (29 min.)) : numérique, stéréo, son, coul
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

Abstract:

Scots from the Orkney Islands came to trade in Northern Québec during the 17th century. They brought fiddles with them and introduced a new form of music to the Cree of James Bay. The music survived long after the Scots returned home. In this film two Cree fiddlers travel to the Orkney Islands, the birthplace of the music they learned from their fathers and grandfathers. The film captures the warmth and good will of this reunion.

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