Fiddle Music in the Ottawa Valley

Dawson Girdwood.
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SeriesCanadian Centre For Folk Culture Studies Paper -- 52
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Fiddle Music In the Ottawa Valley Spiral-bound – January 1, by Dawson Girdwood (Author)Author: Dawson Girdwood. A musical exploration of the repertoire of Ottawa Valley fiddler, Dawson Girdwood. Transcripts of the tunes, including variations, embellishments, and bowing indications are provided.

The fiddle music repertoire of Dawson Girdwood is eclectic. It presents a number of tunes which were very popular in Ontario and particularly in Lanark County during the last fifty years. At my request, Dawson recorded these tunes for the Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies in "Presents the music repertoire of an Ottawa Valley fiddler, Dawson Girdwood, as it was recorded by the author in and ".

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Subjects: Fiddle tunes -- Ottawa River Valley (Québec and Ont.). This website requires cookies to provide all of its features. For more information on what data is contained in the cookies, please see our Cookie Policy accept cookies from this site, please click the Allow button below.

In the Ottawa Folklore Centre published a book of waltzes transcribed by well-known and highly respected fiddler and teacher, Roma McMillan. "Valley Waltzes' represented a lifetime of collecting, teaching and anthologizing traditional dance music.

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This Ottawa Valley of Mine - Vol. 1 - Mac Beattie Music - P This Ottawa Valley of Mine Fiddle Music in the Ottawa Valley book Waltz My Renfrew County Home Maple sugar Blues Fiddle, Guitar and Washboard Log Driver's Song Northern Ontario Blues A Canadian Song of Thanks Lake Dore Waltz Swinging At The Hotel Renfrew Bank Robbery at Cobden Moonshine Mac.

These files were saved from MusicTime I think they should work with earlier versions or with Music @ Passport. Each file contains one page of music. So N-1 is set N, page 1; N-2 is set N, page 2. The letters a, b, c, and d indicate 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th fiddle parts.

In this two hour live recording DVD, the Valley Youth Fiddlers use music, song, dance and narration to tell a compelling and entertaining tale of the folk life of Canada, tracing the travels of this humble instrument across the length and breadth of Canada.

The Ottawa Valley Reel is played by fiddlers throughout PEI, but is most popular west of Charlottetown. George Chappelle, the last Island fiddler to feature prominently on local radio before the Don Messer era, notes that he played The Ottawa Valley for broadcasts in the late s.

Aside from that recollection, the tune has an uncertain provenance. The aim of Ottawa Cape Breton Session is to share Cape Breton music and culture with the National Capital area.

The Sunday Pub sessions are open to anyone who enjoys the music. Sessions are primarily for the musicians to share the experience of traditional music, rather than perform for an. Canadian old-time fiddler, singer and traditional dancer April Verch gives us a brief lesson on & demonstration of traditional Ottawa Valley Step Dancing live at the Ozark Folk Center Craft.

Music in the Home and the Community. Singing Fiddle Tunes; Learning to Play. Attitudes about Fiddling; Getting Started; Learning tunes; Fiddler Role. The Dark Side of Fiddling; Women and Fiddling; Great Fiddler Tales; Dancing; Accompaniment.

Pump Organs vs. Pianos; Contests. The Great Contest of ; Media. Cape Breton Fiddling; Don Messer. Devlin Trew, JOttawa Valley fiddling. in F Vallely, SH Hamilton, E Vallely & L Doherty (eds), Crosbhealach an cheoil: The Crossroads Conference tradition and change in Irish traditional music. Author: Johanne Devlin Trew.

The Ottawa Valley reveals its musical treasures Click on the icons on the map to reveal the history of country music in the Ottawa Valley. country jamborees and fiddle festivals drawing.

Ottawa Valley Cultural Map. This cultural resource, created inby the County of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke was funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism & Culture.

Cindy teaches lessons in the Ottawa Valley and camps throughout Ontario. Cindy also Teaches Skype. Lessons Cindy is a dedicated fiddle and step dance teacher with over 35 years teaching experience. Cindy has taught thousands of students throughout her career. She possesses a knowledgeable history of fiddle music that stems back to her roots.

Sheet music and practice track "Fiddle Bill" by Kelli Trottier: Looking for something more Irish. Everything you need to find Irish music and culture as well as Ottawa Valley and other Celtic music in Ottawa is at. Listen to Irish/Celtic and Cape Breton music from Ottawa online at Irish Radio Canada Both sites contain links to various Celtic.

The Ottawa Traditional Fiddle And Folk Art Society was established inas a club for lovers of traditional fiddle music and dancing, and with membership restricted to those who appreciate this kind of entertainment.

It was to be primarily a playing and listening club, with the fiddle as the featured instrument. These customs continue today.

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Or maybe he just picked it up at a festival in the Ottawa Valley like the big Pembroke Fiddle and Step Dance festival. Anyhow, its a simple tune but its got a really cute rhythm to it. Notice the neat way the first part of the tune is syncopated especially on the C chord in Erskine's classic Gaspé fashion.

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Brian Hebert is one of the best of the latter group. Born in the heart of the Ottawa Valley inBrian saw and heard Canadian fiddle legend, Ward Allen, in and was hooked on the fiddle. For twenty years, he played shows and dances all over the Valley with his band, Colt, and during that time, also appeared with Mac Beattie on various.

His parents, Beatrice Lalonde (Couture) and Gaston Lalonde, were both of French-Canadian heritage, and had strong ties to Ottawa-Valley country music. He attended the French Catholic elementary school in Saint-Isidore-de-Prescott and the École secondaire catholique de Plantagenet.

Scottish Fiddle CD, DVD, sheet music. Including Alasdair Fraser, Lauren MacColl, Bruce MacGregor, Pete Clark, Allan Henderson, Hector MacAndrew and more Scottish fiddle players. Scottish fiddle CD and books. Anna-Wendy Stevenson.

An album inspired by the Yarrow Valley, Scottish Borders. Canadian Fiddle Music Volume 1 Book - Mel Bay Publications, Inc.: Mel Bay Canadian fiddle music receives the credit and recognition it deserves in this lively collection of tunes from virtually every province and ethnic group in Canada.

Originally published inthis project is. According to Anne Lederman (in her article on “Fiddling” in the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, ), tune was first recorded by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard () in as “Reel des esquimaults”—-which became popular in English-speaking Canada as “St. Anne’s Reel.” While this is not proof that “St.

Anne’s. Mary's show allows listeners to time travel through Canada's fiddle history with Scottish, Irish, east Coast, French, Ottawa Valley and Metis fiddle tunes with such favourites as Maple Sugar and St. Anne's Reel.

The show begins with the fiddle arriving in Canada in the 's with Jesuit Priests in Quebec and concludes with Don Messer and the. The Ottawa Valley native has garnered praise from music’s heavy hitters such as NPR, Rolling Stone, No Depression and more, for her fresh and feisty approach to deep North Americana.

With twelve recordings, numerous championship titles, nominations, and awards, including being selected as one of six fiddlers representing the Canadian fiddle. The Ottawa Fiddle Ensemble. The Ottawa Fiddle Ensemble is a dynamic group of 20 musicians who perform Canadian, Scottish, and Irish tunes.

It was started by Gerry Pizzariello, an original member of the Cape Breton Symphony, in We rehearse every other Sunday from to p.m.

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The group welcomes new members who can read music. Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island Book + Online Audio - Mel Bay Publications, Inc.: Mel Bay Over reels, jigs, set-tunes, waltzes, marches, strathspeys, and airs transcribed from the playing of traditional fiddlers make this a "must have" title.

Includes access to online audio. Red Haired Boy – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day Tonight, I went to the Fort Collins String Teachers’ Association meeting, and when I got there I found out that we were supposed to bring our instruments because it was a workshop where we were going to sight read some music.

During her lifetime she won over trophies, recorded 6 albums of fiddle music and composed many fiddle tunes including the Lake St. Lawrence Waltz and the Upper Canada Jig. She was a member of the North American Fiddler's Hall of Fame, the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame, and she was the Founder of Mostly Bows and the Junior Bow Burial: South Gower Cemetery, South Gower, Leeds .