Annotation:Bridal Festival Quadrille

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X: 1 T: Bridal Festival Quadrille Part 3 M: 6/8 L: 1/8 B: Danse ce Soir #33 p.62 B: Philippe Bruneau: Musique traditionnelle pour accord\'eon diatonique (ed. Carmelle B\'egin) N: From the repertoire of Jos Bouchard. F: K: Am |:EAB cBA | EAB cBA | EAB cBA | e3- e2e | Bee Bee | Bee e2e | efe dcB |1 cAA A3 :|2 A3 G3 || K: C |: G3 EGc | e3- e2e | e2d c2d | A6 | A2B cBA | GEG e3 | G2G GAB |1 cGE C3 :|2 Hc3 _B3 || K: F |: A2A AFA | d3 c3 | A2A cAc | BGE CEG | B2B BAB | e3 d3 | cdc BAG | AFD CA,C | FAA AFA | d3 c3 | A2A cAc | B3 B3 | d2d d2d | cdc c=Bc | edc BAG | FAc f3 :|

BRIDAL FESTIVAL QUADRILLE. AKA - "Partie de Lancier (2)." French-Canadian, Quadrille and Jig (6/8 time). A Minor ('A' part), C Major ('B' part) and F Major ('C' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'A"A"'B"B"'C"C"'. The composition is credited to Edmond Beaudry, c. 1910, as "The Bridal Festival Quadrille," and appeared in a violin manuscript[1]. It is sometimes called “6/8 Gallant” or “Am-C-F,” and is occasionally played in the key of B Minor.
Philippe Bruneau (1934-2011)

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Montréal, Québec, button accordion great Philippe Bruneau (Quebec) [Bégin].

Printed sources : - Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 29, p. 43 (appears as "Partie de Lancier"). Hart & Sandell (Dance ce Soir), 2001; No. 33, pp. 62-63 (a reprint of Bégin’s version).

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  1. The origins of this tune, as well as M. Beaudry, are obscure. Very little information has come to light about the composer or the publication/ms.