Belle Catherine (3) (La)
X:6 T:Belle Catherine , La N:From the repertoire of "Pitou Boudreault" P:AAABBAAACC M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D P:A D2FA dfed | c2Ac B2GB | A3A FAdf | g2f2 ecd2 || P:B fa2a fdef gb2b | fa2a fdef | gbfa ecd2 || P:C DFAF DFAF | DGBG DGBG |DFAF DFAF | A,CEC A,CEC| DFAF DFAF | DGBG DGBG |ABAG FAdf | g2f2 ecd2 |]
BELLE CATHERINE , LA. AKA and see "Reel des noces." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBAACCAA. The source for this reel, a staple of modern Quebecois repertory, is Louis "Pitou" Boudreault (1905-1988) of Chicoutimi, Quebec. See also Isidore Soucy's "Reel du plaisir," which uses the 2nd strain of "Belle Catherine," and Soucy's "Reel des millionaires," yet another version.