Subject: Choral Music

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Canadian Jubilee Singers - Spritituals

The Canadian Jubilee Singers were a professional vocal group pattered after the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers from Fisk University in Tennessee. They sang the same brand of African-American spirituals, but were mostly from the Hamilton area. William and S...

Come Back To The Farm

Come Back To The Farm - This song appeared in the periodical "The Ontario Farmer" of January 1869. The lyrics take on the age-old theme of the offspring of farmers leaving the farm for careers and lives elsewhere. It has a nice four-part chorus. See also:...

Father's A Drunkard and Mother Is Dead - Temperance Song

This cheery item is from The Canadian Musical Fountain & Prohibition Singer: for temperance meetings, Bands of Hope, temperance conventions, social gatherings, home circle, &c. by C. W. Coates - Published 1874

Gaelic Psalm Singing - Ralph Conner

Ralph Connor's great novel "The Man From Glengarry" was published in 1901. Connor was born in Glengarry County in 1860 and his first hand experiences of life there, dress the story in rich detail. This passage describes the Psalm singing he heard in churc...

Gaff Linkum - A Tale of Talbotville "Old Time Religion"

"Gaff Linkum - A Tale of Talbotville" was an early 20th century novel by Archie P. McKishnie, set in deep Southwestern Ontario. The "Talbotville" of the title was in fact a thinly disguised Morpeth - a village in Chatham-Kent. The novel was created from r...

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