Blueprint - Natalie MacMaster
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  1. A Blast
  2. Appropriate Dipstick
  3. Jig Party
  4. Touch of the Master's Hand
  5. Eternal Friendship
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  1. A Blast
  2. Appropriate Dipstick
  3. Jig Party
  4. Touch of the Master's Hand
  5. Eternal Friendship
  6. Gravel Shore
  7. Devil and the Dirk
  8. The Ewe With the Crooked Horn
  9. Johsefin's Waltz
  10. Bela's Tune
  11. The Silver Spear
  12. Minnie & Alex's Reel
  13. My Love, Cape Breton and Me
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While Natalie MacMaster has carved out her reputation mining Cape Breton fiddle traditions, Blueprint finds her combining her forceful style with contemporary acoustic music. This merging of genres takes place on a couple of levels. "A Blast," "Appropriate Dipstick," and "Jig Party" stick close to traditional themes, even though the presence of a full band drives these pieces forward at a propulsive rate. "Eternal Friendship" is quieter, augmenting MacMaster's melodic fiddle with piano and dobro. Tradition, however, gets ...

Blueprint 2003, Rounder

UPC: 011661705623

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