White Rapids Breakdown

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WHITE RAPIDS BREAKDOWN. AKA - "Rapides Blancs (Le)." Canadian, Reel (2/4 time). The reel was composed in 1965 by Miramichi region, New Brunswick, fiddler Matilda Murdoch, who has over 200 tunes to her credit. She is a self-taught musician and (in 2016) was still playing daily at age 96. Murdoch is known as "The Sweetheart of Loggieville" and was appointed to the Order of Canada and the Order of New Brunswick.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: - Philo Records FI 2002, "Henri Landry" (1975). Apex AL 1639, "The Don Messer Quartet Plays Country Music" (1965).

See also listing at:
Hear Don Messer's recording on youtube.com [1]
See/hear other Murdoch compositions at the Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music [2]



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