Constraint and innovation in the traditional fiddle repertoire of Cape Breton

Sally Sommers Smith

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Abstract

The palaeontologist Stephen J. Gould characterised the process of evolution as a constant struggle between constraint and innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationÓn gCos go Cluas
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Dancing to Listening
EditorsLiz Doherty, Fintan Vallely
PublisherAberdeen University Press
Chapter30
Pages258-265
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-1-85752-073-6
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference - Northern Ireland, Derry/Londonderry, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Jun 20121 Jul 2012

Publication series

NameFiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 5

Conference

ConferenceNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityDerry/Londonderry
Period27/06/121/07/12

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Smith, S. S. (2019). Constraint and innovation in the traditional fiddle repertoire of Cape Breton. In L. Doherty, & F. Vallely (Eds.), Ón gCos go Cluas: From Dancing to Listening (pp. 258-265). (Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 5). Aberdeen University Press.