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A Compilation

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A Compilation

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Natalie MacMaster
Producers:
Rounder
genre:
Reissues, Folk

We gave it an A

Poised on the brink of international stardom, this 25-year-old fiddle virtuoso is already starting to sweeten her native Cape Breton folk music with pop. Culled from her first two albums, these 16 tunes on A Compilation are a reminder of how she started out: with gorgeously played, more or less unadulterated old-time fiddle music, pure and bracing as North Atlantic sea spray. A