Pierre Cruzatte: A Musical Journey Along the Lewis & Clark Trail (CD & Tape)
with Daniel Slosberg
Join renowned fiddler Daniel Slosberg on a musical adventure along the Lewis & Clark Trail. Journey back 200 years to hear melodies, dance tunes and work songs of the era played on period instruments. You'll feel like you've made camp with Pierre Cruzatte himself, the main boatman and fiddler with the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Includes La bastringue, V’la bon vent, Fisher’s Hornpipe, Shenandoah, Soldier’s Joy, Jigs: Irish Washerwoman/St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning/Top of Cork Road, Over the Hills & Far Away, Haste to the Wedding, J’entends le Moulin, Amazing Grace, Breakin’ Up Christmas, O Come All Ye Faithful, Red River Jig, Yankee Doodle, Reels: Cuckoo’s Nest/Flowers of Edinburgh.
45 minutes, 5 vocals, 10 instrumentals. Instruments include fiddle, bones, spoons, Jew's harp, frame drum, fiddlesticks, tambourine, deer-hoof rattles, feet, bodhran, bastringue, sounden horn.
"The music is very lively and entertaining; when listening I can imagine how Cruzatte's music must have lifted the spirits of the men on the journey." --Wendy Spencer, North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
"I just bought your Pierre Cruzatte CD, and it's great! Thanks for producing something so timely and musical :-)" --Connie Herbon, Music Teacher
"Pierre Cruzatte is excellent!" --Spencer Johnson, Hastings Middle School
"The rich mix of music provided the perfect audio setting for our documentary." --Charles Michael Ray, Producer, South Dakota Public Broadcasting