The Crooked Stovepipe
Last updated: 17.12.19
Printed: 2002 Author: Craig Mishler
Publisher: University of Illinois Press ISBN: 0252019962
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Athapaskan fiddle music and square dancing in Northeast Alaska and Northwest Canada
Hardcover - 234 pages (June 27, 2002), usually ships within 2-3 weeks.
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Table of Contents
Note on Orthography
1. The Metal That Sings: Early Social History
2. Fur Trappers and Priests: The Fiddlers
3. An Athapaskan Repertoire: Learning the Tunes
4. Open Floor for Everybody: Jigs, Reels, and Contras
5. Calling in English: A Snap of the Broom and Three Large Quadrilles
6. Bush Music Comes to Town: The Athapaskan Old-Time Fiddling Festival
Afterword: Speaking of Rubbaboos
Appendix A: Interview with Bergman Esmailka, Sr.
Appendix B: Fiddle Tune Lists and Annotations
Appendix C: Fiddle Tune Transcriptions with Annotations
By Pamela Swing, Shonti Elder
Annotated Discography/Videography
General Index
Index of Tune Titles