CBC Maritimes

Feature Web Recording of The Week - May 31/10

June 1, 2010 9:05 AM

Cape Breton fiddler Chrissy Crowley and her latest release 'The Departure'


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Chrissy Crowley is the latest young celtic musician to emerge from Cape Breton, Canada and she is captivating audiences with a talent that belies her youth. Chrissy is a traditional fiddler and recording artist who has recently released her debut album. Chrissy, born in 1990, lives in the beautiful Margaree area of Nova Scotia, Canada, a place known for it's cherished musical culture. The music of the ceilidh resonates in the majestic mountains and peaceful valleys, incorporating not only the tunes of the Scottish Gaels but also those of the area's Irish and French-Acadians. Christine Crowley is one of the new generation of fiddlers. She is inspired by the traditions of artists who have gone before. Chrissy has embraced the music of her celtic roots and has made it her own.

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