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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.
X:1 T:A.A. Deschênes M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel 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" K:A |:"A"A,2 CE A,A,CE|A,B,CE AGAB|cdec "D"dcBd| "A"cBAc "E"BAFD|"A"A,2 CE A,A,CE|A,B,CE AGAB| 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:||