Subject: Choral Music

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The Higher Law (Abolitionist Song)

This song from "The Voice of The Fugitive" (Sandwich) is credited to "Elizabeth" I'm willing to bet that it was intended to be sung to the tune of "Scots Wha' Hae" - a stirring song by Robert Burns whose melody has been appropriated for many other stirrin...

Tobacco, Oh, Oh

An anti-smoking song from "The Canadian Musical Fountain and Prohibition Singer" C.W. Coates - Toronto, 1874. It is written in the style of an Anglican Church chant. It's pretty good.

Union Harmony - Hymnbook 1801

Although first published in New Brunswick in 1801, this "singing school" book of hymns would have been available to singers in Upper Canada in the early 1800s. Ontario's first homegrown words-and-music hymn book was "The Colonial Harmonist: which appeared...

When You And I Were Young, Maggie - Song

When I was a kid, my dad who was from Binbrook, Ontario took me to the former site of an old mill near there, and sang me a few lines from an old song. It was "When You And I Were Young, Maggie". The words to this song was written Hamilton area school tea...

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