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Ozarks Traditional Women Fiddlers

  • Aired: 01/21/2010
  • 28:30
  • Rating: NR
Music has always played an important role in our developing Ozarks culture. Perhaps no other instrument played a more significant role in the evolution of Ozarks music than the fiddle. Until recent years, fiddle music was a man's occupation or pursuit. Fiddle playing was considered un-ladylike, and in some circles fiddle music was considered as evil.
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Violet Hensley, Violet Long, and Ruth Hawkins demonstrate the traditions of fiddle music.
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