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LAKE ON THE MOUNTAIN. Canadian, Jig. Composed by the late champion fiddler Graham Townsend [1] (1942-1998), of Ontario. Central New York fiddler Chad Miller reports the tune has become a regional 'standard' of sorts, stemming from a performance by Graham and Eleanor Townsend at a Fiddler's Picnic in Osceola, NY. In Townsend's tunebook "30 Fiddle Tunes" the tune appears in the key of C.

Graham Townsend



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Townsend (Thirty Fiddle Tunes).

Recorded sources: Arc AS 817, Graham Townsend - "North American Fiddle Champion" (196?). Graham & Eleanor Townsend - "Canadian Country Classics: Favourite Square Dances With Calls" (1997).




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