Subject: Grenville Hall Collection

30 entries.

Rainy River Waltz

From Grenville Hall's big blue binder of waltzes. This was actually written by Manitoba fiddler Andy Dejarlis, but I'm including it because it's named after an Ontario community, right on the Manitoba border.

Riverside Waltz

A tune from the Grenville Hall waltz binder. Don Pettigrew (1939-1999) was born in Caistor Centre in the Niagara Peninsula. He spent much of his adult life in Eastern Ontario “The Riverside Waltz” was a tune he played at the campgrounds at Pembroke on th...

Royal Wedding Jig

From the Grenville Hall binders. A jig by Ottawa Valley fiddler (and the composer of some classic tunes) Brian Hebert. Not sure which Royal Wedding. I'm guessing Charles and Diana - 1981.

Sheguiandah Bay Waltz

From Grenville Hall. Don Pettigrew (1939-1999) was born in Caistor Centre in the Niagara Peninsula. As an OPP officer he moved around Ontario a bit. He spent much of his adult life in Eastern Ontario Sheguiandah [Sha-gwin-dah] Bay is on Manitoulin Island...

St. Bernard's Waltz

An Ontario Couple Dance - Originally and song and dance written by Doug Swallow & H.O. Ward in Glasgow, Scotland in the 1930s. Seems to have been quite a hit at that time. "First honours for a new dance for the Coronation go to Douglas Swallow, jovia...

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