Seldom-Come-By - Music

Seldom-Come-By is home to Melvin Combden, a locally celebrated accordion player. Traditional music is an important part of life for many residents of Seldom-Come-By and Melvin's music is a reflection of such cultural traditions.

Here, Melvin discusses Newfoundland step dancing traditions as well as some of his personal family history. You can also listen to him play a dance tune on his accordion alongside folklorist Evelyn Osborne.

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Intangible Cultural Heritage

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000