Artists > Pas Fiddle > Pas FIddle Bundle (PFB01)

CD: $40.00


Item Description

Specially Priced bundle featuring both the Pa’s Fiddle DVD and CD and the Pa’s Fiddle Primer CD

Live concert performances of the music of the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

“If you want to know the spirit of those times, you need to know these old songs,” —Laura Ingalls Wilder

DVD:

Little House on the Prairie, the autobiographical book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, holds in its pages a comprehensive review of 19th-century American folk music via the very real character of Charles “Pa” Ingalls (1836-1902), a highly acclaimed fiddler of the time and Laura’s own non-fictional father. For the first time, in January 2012, a concert based on this music was performed before a live audience at the Loveless Barn just outside of Nashville, TN for broadcast by the PBS television network. PA’S FIDDLE: THE MUSIC OF AMERICA, the PBS special broadcast, will air throughout the nation this June during pledge-drive season and will be available for national broadcast over the next two years. The DVD release contains 14 performances with a bonus features including a performance from Natalie Grant, notes on Pa’s Fiddle Music from Dale Cockrell, and the video short Little House on the Prairie: Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder.Featuring Ronnie Milsap, Randy Travis, Rodney Atkins, Ashton Shepherd, The Roys, Natalie Grant and Committed.

CD:

Little House on the Prairie, the autobiographical book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, holds in its pages a comprehensive review of 19th-century American folk music via the very real character of Charles “Pa” Ingalls (1836-1902), a highly acclaimed fiddler of the time and Laura’s own non-fictional father. For the first time, in January 2012, a concert based on this music was performed before a live audience at the Loveless Barn just outside of Nashville, TN for broadcast by the PBS television network. PA’S FIDDLE: THE MUSIC OF AMERICA, the PBS special broadcast, will air throughout the nation this June during pledge-drive season and will be available for national broadcast over the next two years. The CD release includes 16 tracks from the live performance.Featuring Ronnie Milsap, Randy Travis, Rodney Atkins, Ashton Shepherd, The Roys, Natalie Grant and Committed.

Primer CD:

THE PA’S FIDDLE PRIMER draws from some of the songs that inspired the PBS concert.

An effort produced by esteemed musicologist Dale Cockrell (President of Pa’s Fiddle Recordings), THE PA’S FIDDLE PRIMER features performances from some of the finest of today’s acoustic musicians, enlisting the talents of award-winning musicians Matt Flinner (mandolin), Bryan Sutton (guitar), Byron House (acoustic bass), Butch Baldassari (mandolin), Mike Bubb (acoustic bass), Bob Carlin (banjo), Pat Enright (guitar), Matt Combs (fiddle), Dennis Crouch (upright bass), and Shad Cobb (banjo) along with featured bands Riders in the Sky, Deborah Packard/John Mock, Judith Edelman/Blair String Quartet, The Peggy Duncan Singers, and Mac Wiseman. Standout tracks include “Irish Washerwoman,” “Green Grows the Laurel,” and “Happy Land.”

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