A.A. Deschênes

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A.A. Deschênes

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 Theme code Index   1L3L1L3L 1L3L11
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Yvon Mimeault's father
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Québécois/Acadian
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Québec)
 Structure    AA'BB
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Yvon Mimeault
 Title of recording    Y' était temps!/It's About Time
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    

A traditional tune in the repertoire of Idilon Mimeault, father of fiddler Yvon Mimeault (b. 1928, Mont-Louis, Gaspé). It bears the name of André Albert Deschênes, a violin-maker originally from Les Hauteurs (near Rimouski), who assisted a grateful Yvon in recalling it to memory.

T:A.A. Deschênes
N:AEae tuning
Z:Transcribed by Steve Fry
N:"Repertoire of Yvon Mimeault's father, via the tune's namesake. 
N:Transcribed from Yvon Mimeault, "Y' était temps!" by Steve Fry"
|:"A"A,2 CE A,A,CE|A,B,CE AGAB|cdec "D"dcBd|
cdec "D"dcBd|1 "E"cBGB "A"A2 cA:|2 "E"cBGB "A"A4||
|:"A"efec Ace=g|"D"fdfd (3ABc df|"A"e2 cc Acec|
"E"[E2B2] GB EBGB|"A"Acec Ace=g|"D"fdfd Adfd|
"A"ecec Acec|"E" BEGB "A"A4:||

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