Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

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Dance Advertisements - Oshawa Area 1934-52

A Selection of ads from newspapers in the Oshawa, Bowmanville area for "old-time" dances by local groups. 1934-1952

Dance at Zion School

Zion School House is currently (2019) operated as a museum in North York. I don't know much about the picture. If you do - please let me know!

Dear Old Donegal

The melody of a singing square dance call of the same name, transcribed from memory and learned by osmosis in the 1980s from Walter Coburn, Jack Hayes and other callers. It seems to be a relatively recent "stage Irish" tune written by Steve Graham, and po...

Devil's Dream - George Wade & His Cornhuskers

A 1931 recording of GeorgeWade and His Cornhuskers playing the venerable Scottish reel "Devil's Dream" (aka "Devil Among The Tailors") There are a million different ways to play this tune - and this is one of them. The printed version below - from the Cor...

Dinner Horns

A recording of several 19th century sheet metal "dinner horns" from the collection of Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, played by David Travers-Smith. These were blown at mealtimes on farms to call family and hired hands in from the fields. Most hav...

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