A San Malo a Bord de Mer

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A SAN MALO A BORD DE MER (San Malo by the Sea).
Canadian, Set Dance (cut time). Canada, Prince Edward Island. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune is named for a French town in the region of that country where a majority of the Acadien population originated. The parts are irregular--the ‘A’ part has 10 measures, the ‘B’ four and the ‘C’ six.

Source for notated version: Louise Arsenault (b. 1956, Mont Carmel, East Prince County, Prince Edward Island; now resides in Wellington) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 152.

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