X:1 T:Chicanière, La T:The Quareling Woman N:From the playing of playing of fiddler J.O. N:LaMadeleine (1880-1973, Montreal Quebec) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" N:Play AAABB. D:Starr 15506a (78 RPM), J.O. LaMadeleine (1929) D:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/15940.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D f2|afdf afdf|ge=ce ge^ce|afdf afdf|gece d2:|x3 d2|:FAFA [F2A2][F2A2] |EFGA BAA2|FAFA [F2A2][F2A2] |GBAF D2D2| FAFA [F2A2][F2A2] |EFGA BABc|dBcA BcBA|1GBAF D2D2:|2 GBAFD2||
CHICANIÈRE, LA. (The Quarreling Woman). French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAABB. The tune is one of a category of "disputant" tunes (primarily assigned a feminine gender) that are meant to musically conjure quarreling behavior, a dispute or an argument. Montreal fiddler J.O. LaMadeleine recorded this tune in October, 1928, but it was not released by Starr Records until January, 1929.