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X:1 T:Batteux, Le N:From the repertoire of Louis “Pitou” Boudreault, via Claude N:Méthé & family M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" N:Fiddle tuned AEae D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ABcd ecea| (3faf df ecea | (3faf df ece^g-|[M:3/2]aecA BBGB B3B| [M:C|]ABcd ecea| (3faf df ecea | (3faf df ece^g-|1[M:3/2]aecA BBGB A4:|2[M:C|]aecA BBGB | A2 cA EAcA |:[M:3/2]BBGB BAcA EAcA |"*"BAGB (A/B/A) cA EAcA| BBGB BAcA EAcA |1 dBGB A2cA EAcA:|2 [M:C|]dBGB A4|| P:Substitution: "*"(3BdB GB (3ABA cA EAcA||

BATTEUX, LE (The Grain Mill). French-Canadian, Jig (3/2 or 6/4 time). A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Hart & Sandell note the tune was an accompaniment for a dance that was performed at grain-threshing 'bees' (parties).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Louis 'Pitou' Boudreault (1905-1988, Saguenay region, Québec) [Hart & Sandell, Remon & Bouchard].

Printed sources : - Olivier Demers (1000 airs du Québec et de l’Amérique francophone), 2020; p. p. 27. Hart & Sandell (Dance ce Soir), 2001; No. 35, p. 66. Remon & Bouchard (25 Crooked Tunes, vol. 1: Québec Fiddle Tunes), 1996; No. 5.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnett GLCD 3042, La Bottine Souriante - "Chic & Swell" (1988. Learned from Louis "Pitou" Boudreault). 30 Below TB 001CD, Les têtes de violon (Bouchard et al) - "Airs Tordus/Crooked Tunes" (1998). Voyager 322, Louis Boudreault - "Old Time Fiddler of Chicoutimi, Québec" (1977, 1993).

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