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Welcome to the Ontario Traditional Music Library.

This resource has been created especially for singers and instrumentalists looking for songs and tunes from Ontario’s living musical traditions and for music from historical sources. The multi media reference material is arranged by theme, date and geographic location. There are a number of early fiddlers’ manuscripts available and a selection of seldom-heard recordings by LaRena Clark. You will also find links to other related online resources. The site is curated by Canadian folk musician Ian Bell.

We have recorded sound files, sheet music, images and text
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Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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Songs of LaRena Clark

Manuscripts and Collections


Jack Hayes Tunes

Grenville Hall Collection

Choral Music

John Buttrey Manuscript

G.W. Bennett Manuscript

Allen Ash Manuscript

 

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