The History of Fiddling in Northern Alberta to 1950

A list of the dances played at an "Old Timers' Ball" in the late nineteenth century—which the Edmonton Bulletin published on 3 February 1896—shows that the early influences on fiddling in Northern Alberta were French, Scottish, and Métis. Northern Alberta fiddlers still play these dance tunes.
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Excerpt of an article about the Old-Timer's Ball taken from ...

Excerpt of an article about the Old-Timer's Ball taken from the Edmonton Bulletin

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Richard Calihoo plays Reel of Four at Villeneuve.

Richard Calihoo plays Reel of Four at Villeneuve.

Gilbert Anderson and the judges play St. Anne Reel at Fort A...

Gilbert Anderson and the judges play St. Anne Reel at Fort Assiniboine.