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Lowell festival pays homage to piano's folk roots

By Scott Alarik
Globe Correspondent / July 29, 2005

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Like a banjo at the opera, the piano can seem strangely out of place in American folk music. Guitars come to mind as folk instruments, along with fiddles, banjos, mandolins, and perhaps the occasional dulcimer. So why is the Lowell Folk Festival, the most traditional of regional summer fetes, toasting the piano? (Full article: 532 words)

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