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Old Time Couple Dances, Fiddle and Accordion

Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton
Old Time Couple Dances, Fiddle and Accordion

Toronto-based musicians Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton collaborate on this collection of traditional British and Irish couple dances. Arbuckle (fiddle) and Mikkelson (accordion) accompany Clifton on piano. Clifton also provides the dance calls. Highlights include up-tempo dances such as “The Roberts” and “The Varsouvianna.” Liner notes from this 1961 recording provide a track listing along with background information on the musicians and instructions for each of the dances.

Track Listing

101
The Blackhawk Waltz Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:39
102
The Military Schottische Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:46
103
The French Minuet Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 4:12
104
The Roberts Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:18
105
The Varsouvianna Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 4:09
106
The Navy Two Step Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:39
201
Saint Bernard Waltz Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 3:56
202
The Heel and Toe Polka Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:02
203
The Country Waltz Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:42
204
The Gay Gordons Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 2:20
205
The Rye Waltz Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 4:14
206
The Call of the Pipes Bob Arbuckle, Verner Mikkelson, and N. Roy Clifton 3:23

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