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> I understand that among Irish immigrants in certain areas of Canada, that
> is common to dance while fiddling or playing other instruments (a
> not just something they've added for show). This was apparently their way
> of adding percussion to the music (though it seems like it would've been
> easier just to get someone to play a bodhrán--maybe they considered that a
> fate worse than death, though). I believe this tradition was only found
> one particular area of Canada (wish I could remember the details--anyone
> else know?).
Probably Cape Breton. Natalie MacMaster almost always dances when she