Subject: Other Music & Dance

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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...

Don't Forget The Fireside At Home - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music

Sentimental advice from Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music. See link for information about the series.

Driven from Home - Irving's Canadian Collection of Five Cent Music

A sad song. See link below for information on Irving's Canadian Collection of Five Cent Music

Drops of Brandy

The Drops of Brandy - A slip jig written out with a left hand part for piano. I believe this is from the Ira Doan Manuscript - Sharon, Ontario Circa 1830 Doan played flute in the Sharon Silver Band [IB] The Drops of Brandy was/is a widely known tune. In ...

Drunk At Christmas

In the early 1980s I learned this tune from a large manuscript inscribed "James Down Oxford Mills, Ingersoll, Canada West, April 15, 1862". I have since misplaced the written music but have transcribed it here from my own playing. It is included in a med...

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