By Tony Scherman
Updated September 06, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Matapedia

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Gone are the days when the airwaves were open to gifted folk-pop eccentrics like these Quebecers, but the spidery-voiced sisters sing on in Matapedia, their homemade music at once rough-hewn and fragile. ”Jacques et Gilles” is a beautiful, sad song about migrant work; ”Going Back to Harlan,” a declaration of love for Anglo-Appalachian ballads. Every Kate and Anna McGarrigles song is its own complex world, like the explosions of frost on a winter window. B+

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Matapedia

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