2021-09-24

Songs of the Voyageurs (MHS Minnesota Musical Traditio)

This selection of traditional voyageur songs, sung in French by the 30-voice male choir of the Universit de Moncton of New Brunswick, Canada, celebrates the French-Canadian canoe men of the North American fur trade who sang as they paddled over rivers and lakes during the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. The accompanying book contains the song texts in French and a description of voyageur life by renowned historian Theodore C. Blegen.


Book Details

Book Title: Songs of the Voyageurs (MHS Minnesota Musical Traditio)

Book Author: Theodore C. Blegen

Book Category: -

ISBN: 0873513614