Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

145 entries.

Banks Of The Don (On The)

A song about Toronto's notorious Don Jail. This imposing structure was built along the Don River in 1865. It was added to over the years but the original part of the jail was in use until 1977. The song was collected from O.J. Abbott (1872-1962) by Edith ...

Bass Line Challenge - Harriston Quadrille Band

The Harriston Quadrille Band (of my imagination) left us an excellent little conundrum between the pages of "Howe's Diamond School for The Violin". It's the bass part for a song you know. If you can figure out what it is, please, send us an e-mail and tel...

Bath Waltz

The Bath Waltz - A waltz written out with a left hand part for piano. I believe this is from the Ira Doan Manuscript - Sharon, Ontario Circa 1830. Doan played flute in the Sharon Silver Band [IB] There is a "Bath Waltz" in 19th century British sources, b...

Beamsville Banjo Quartet

Banjo Quartet in front of Tallman’s Barber Shop, beamsville. with a bugler. Are they rehearsing for the "Christmas Entertainment" advertised on the poster in the window? The video link below is a tune played on an instrument of a similar vintage (Lyon &am...

Beautiful Child Of The Street

A Song from The Irving Five Cent Collection. See link for details

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