Later this month, we will be celebrating Canada Music Week. Whenever there's a celebration, however, I like to stretch it out for as long as possible. So Maestro and I hereby declare November as "Canada Music Month".
The French and the English were the first European nations to colonize Canada. Yes, they were preceded by the Vikings but they didn't stay long. Yes, the First Nations people were here first. We highlighted them last year.
We are kicking things November with some French Canadian fiddle music. Long ago, I used to stepdance (Ottawa Valley style), so this brings back memories. These are the Thomsons, a father and son duo, performing three reels:
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