Gigue à Pierre Chartrand (La)

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GIGUE À PIERRE CHARTRAND, LA. French-Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Source Bruneau plays this 'crooked' tune in the key of F Major (the 'A' part has four measures, the 'B' part 6). Pierre Chartrand is a a dance historian-ethnologist, a choreographer, and dance caller. He is also a champion stepdancer in Québec [1], where step dancing is known as the gigue.

Source for notated version: accordion player Phillipe Bruneau [Remon & Bouchard].

Printed sources: Remon & Bouchard (Airs Tordus: 24 Crooked Tunes, vol. 2), 1997; No. 15.

Recorded sources: Phillipe Bruneau & Pierre Chartrand - "La gigue québécoise." Les Têtes de violon - "Le Talencourt."




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