Virtual Museum of Canadian Traditional Music

The University of Alberta gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.


concept, general design and direction: Michael Frishkopf

project management: Michael Frishkopf, David Descheneau, Dion Roy, Bob Hesketh

technical direction: David Descheneau, Bob Hesketh, Dion Roy

general editing: Brenda Dalen

multimedia coordination: Nicole Vickers

metadata management: Nicole Vickers, David Descheneau

digitization: Nicole Vickers, Allyson Rogers, Niyati Dhokai

media processing: David Descheneau, Nicole Vickers

digital repository design and programming: David Descheneau

rights management: Nicole Vickers, Michael Frishkopf

finance and budgeting: Lorna Arndt, Pauline Rennick

liaising with VMC: Pauline Rennick

translation coordination: Laure Dutirou-Mason, Nicole Giguère, Michael Frishkopf

translation editing: Armand Nina, Nicole Giguère

metadata translation: Caroline Wahed, Sandra Wahed

Chinook Multimedia credits

Narrative credits

Classic Canadian Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

Wasanti Paranjape, Musical Pioneer
Transplanting the Hindustani Classical Music Tradition

Ukrainian Roots Music in Canada
The Story of Heritage Records

Local Culture and Diversity on the Prairies

Introduction to the Northern Alberta Fiddle Project
The History of Fiddling in Northern Alberta to 1950
The History of Fiddling in Northern Alberta: Working Fiddlers
Rod Olstad´s Fiddling Journey
Gilbert Anderson, Northern Alberta Métis Fiddler

Supporting organizations

CCE/FolkwaysAlive

Peter and Doris Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore

Museums and Collections Services

Smithsonian Folkways

Chinook Multimedia

Canadian Heritage Information Network