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Swissconsin, My Homeland
Swiss Folk Music in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Folklife Center

An ethnic favorite returns in CD format

Virtuoso yodeling, accordion melodies, choral singing groups, alpine dance bands—this CD brings together a sampling of the best of Wisconsin's rich Swiss musical heritage. Swissconsin was selected by the Library of Congress American Folklife Center as among the best traditional music recordings issued in 1988. Performers include the Monroe Swiss Singers, Bob and Scott Lorenz, Rudy Burkhalter, Betty Veterli, and Martha Bernet, and historical performances by Louis Alder, the Moser Brothers, and others.

Distributed for the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, University of Wisconsin-Madison


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the cover of this CD features a photo of an accordian.

March 2004

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Music CD $16.00
ISBN 978-0-924119-19-4
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