Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

61 entries.

Silver and Gold Two Step

An old-time two step of unknown origins, often used with a singing square dance call. My date is a guess Link below to video clip by Clayton Barker of Burford, Ontario.

Snowflake Breakdown - Wally Traugott

A favourite Ontario fiddle tune written by Wally Traugott (1934-2010) and originally recorded by him in 1959. Traugott played with Tommy Hunter (among many others) and was from Kitchener, Ontario. After a successful career as a fiddler in Canada he moved...

Square Dance In Ontario

The Canadian Olde Tyme Square Dance Callers' Association was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1954 by a group of callers interested in preserving, and promoting the traditional Canadian style of square and couple dancing. There is a link to their us...

St. Anne's Reel

It's not really an Ontario tune, and despite the fact that it seems to be our national fiddle tune it's possibly not even a Canadian tune. None-the-less it would be hard to find an Ontario fiddle player who doesn't play it. This reel seems to have started...

SUNDRIDGE JIG - Smash The Windows

Brad McEwen brought my attention to this tune - published in the pages an English Folk Dance and Song Society Journal from 1933. It's a curious version of the old chestnut "Smash The Windows" although there's also a touch of "Haste To The Wedding" contai...

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