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Master of the Métis fiddle : John Arcand, the man, the music, the festival

Author: Wilfred Burton; Cheryl Troupe; John Arcand; Vicki Arcand
Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan : Gabriel Dumont Institute Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"This book chronicles the life and work of John Arcand, the Master of the Métis Fiddle. John is proud of his Métis roots, and he has made an immeasurable contribution to preserving and promoting Métis culture and Métis fiddle music. From his early interest in the fiddle to his current stature as a music icon and role model, John is a wonderful example of how hard work and commitment can make your dreams come true.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Arcand; John Arcand
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Burton; Cheryl Troupe; John Arcand; Vicki Arcand
ISBN: 9781926795836 1926795830
OCLC Number: 1008880986
Description: iii, 84 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Wilfred Burton and Cheryl Troupe ; with John and Vicki Arcand.

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"This book chronicles the life and work of John Arcand, the Master of the Métis Fiddle. John is proud of his Métis roots, and he has made an immeasurable contribution to preserving and promoting Métis culture and Métis fiddle music. From his early interest in the fiddle to his current stature as a music icon and role model, John is a wonderful example of how hard work and commitment can make your dreams come true. This biography also contains many tributes to John. He is humble about his accomplishments, numerous awards, and prolific fiddle legacy, so it is fitting that his praises be sung by those who so admire him. This book also tells the story of the John Arcand Fiddle Fest, which is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017."--

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