Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

55 entries.

St. Anne's Reel

It's not really an Ontario tune, and despite the fact that it seems to be our national fiddle tune it's possibly not even a Canadian tune. None-the-less it would be hard to find an Ontario fiddle player who doesn't play it. This reel seems to have started...

The Old Box Stove - Ward Allen

A jig in F and B flat, attributed to Ward Allen

Timbertown - Peter Dawson

I great reel by the legendary Ottawa valley fiddler Peter Dawson. I transcribed this off the YouTube video linked below. I'm not convinced I got every note right, but I think it's a fair approximation.

Timbertown - Reel

A great reel by Ottawa Valley fiddler Peter Dawson. Date on tune is a guess. It came out on a cassette in 1981.

Tommy McQueston

Tommy McQueston (1902 - 2002) In the late 1970s and early 1980s I was lucky enough to be part of a trio with pianist Kate Murphy and legendary fiddler Tommy McQueston. We played for square dances in the Toronto area and at the Buttonville Women's Institut...

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