Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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Rock Valley Jig - with piano accompaniment

A classic Canadian Jig in the key of C - played by George Wade & His Cornhuskers. Recorded about 1931. This tune was either composed by, or arranged from a traditional source by John Burt. It also appears in the Cornhuskers' Books. The sheet music in...

Royal Princess Two-Step

A tune by Graham Townsend, made popular by Don Messer.

Shady Nook Jig - Brian Hebert

A relatively recent tune by Ottawa Valley fiddler Brian Hebert. (1954-) It has become popular across the county. The video link below is to a recording by Cape Breton fiddler Tata Lynne Touesnard.

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 (1934-1910) 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...

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