Subject: Other Music & Dance

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Mac Beattie & The Ottawa Melodiers - Clippings

Clippings from the Ottawa Journal about Mac Beattie and His Ottawa Valley Melodiers. These cover a span of years in the mid-late 20th century. See individual items for dates. From the Canadian Encyclopedia - Mac Beattie Mac (b John) Beattie (b McNab). S...

Mason's Apron - Square Dance

George Wade calls a square dance to the tune, "The Mason's Apron". George Wade and His Cornhuskers were an important Ontario dance band from the late 1920s into the 1950s. They played a mixture of music for both old-time and "modern" dancing. The books fr...

Massey March

A promotional piece of piano music, published in 1887 as part of "Massy's Illustrated" Vo. VI No. 2 - a periodical put out by the Massey Manufacturing Company. (which mainly produced farm equipment) Composed by Albert F.O. Hartmann - Bandmaster of the Ma...

Mennonite Shape Note Singing - Singing From The Heart

This is an essay written by Onias Weber from a book called "The Songs We Sing". In in he gives his philosophy about the speed at which songs should be sung. Onias was a very conservative old-order Mennonite singing school teacher (and blacksmith) from nea...

Mennonite Shape-Note Singing - The Philharmonia

These are a few songs from the living shape-note harmony singing traditions of the Old-Order Mennonites of Waterloo County, Ontario. They have never been recorded by folklorists since recording devices are not allowed in places where there are being sung....

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