André à Toto Reel (2)

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 Theme code Index    551H1H 7b47b7b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    André Savoie
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Québécois/Acadian
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/2
 History    CANADA(Acadia/French)
 Structure    ABB
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:André à Toto Reel [2] N:From the playing of André ("à Toto") Savoie (1941-2019, Shippagen, New N:Brunswick) N:The appellation "à Toto", "of Toto," refers to his father's nickname, Toto, N:received when he would help his own father (André's grandfather) who N:was a carpenter. As toddler's will, he styled himself as his father's work N:assistant, and when a hammer was requested by the workman, he N:would fetch it crying "toto, toto, toto", his way of saying the French word N:"marteau," or 'hammer'. The name stuck, and was bestowed on Andre N:in much the same way O'... and Mac...refer to the patronymics of Gaelic N:cultures (info. from Acadian Fiddle Q:"Fast" M:C| L:1/8 D: N:at 24:50 of film. Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Amix ef|ecee abaa|gedg gB[d2g2]|[Ae]cea- abaa|(gf/e/) df e2e>f| ecAa- abaa|(gf/e/) dg gB[d2g2]|ecea- abaa|(gf/e/) df [A3e3]|| f-|:ecec efge|d-BGB- Bddd|ecec efge|dBGB A2A2| ecec efge|d-BGB- Bddd|egfa gedf |edBG A2[Ae]f:||