Aftermath of the Ice Storm
New England is known for its ever-changing weather patterns, and for snow, rain, sleet, and ice. In 2008, the New England states were badly hit with an unforgettable ice storm. People were stranded and without heat in their homes for weeks. Trees were laden down with ice, and the roads were treacherous to drive and walk on. One of the good things that came as a result of the ice storm is this tune composed and played here by Rodney Miller. Certainly, Rodney, your tune will forever remind us of those glittering shiny trees, the downed electrical and phone lines and, of course, the wonderful people who work so hard and so diligently to bring our lives back to normal in the aftermath of such a storm.
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Miller, Rodney (fiddle) (composer), “Aftermath of the Ice Storm,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed June 2, 2023, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/640.