Gigue à Tit noir

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X:1 T:Gigue à Tit noir N:From the 1929 recording by Isidore Soucy (1899-1963, Montreal) at the N:Virtual Gramphone http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/virtual-gramophone/Pages/Item.aspx?idNumber=1033884344 M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Starr 15633a (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy (1929) http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13326.mp3 B:Duval - La Musique de Isidore Soucy (2017, No. 112) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D f2fg||Sabag fgfe|defd AdBd|AAFA ddAc|(3BcB AAA2fg| abag fgfe|defd AdBd|AAFA ddAF| EDEF D2fg| abag fgfe|defd AdBd|AAFA ddAc|(3BcB AFE2FG|| +slide+[A2A2][AA][AA] [A2A2]AA|defd A-Bd-B| AAFA ddAF|EDEF D2FG| +slide+[A2A2][AA][AA] [A2A2]AA|defd A-Bd-B| AAFA ddAc|(3BcB AFE2FG| +slide+[A2A2][AA][AA] [A2A2]AA|defd A-Bd-B| AAFA ddAF|EDEF D2fgS||



GIGUE À TIT NOIR. AKA and see "Merry Blacksmith (The)." French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Soucy researcher Jean Duval identifies "Gigue à Tit noir" as a derivative of the Irish reel "Merry Blacksmith (The)"[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval - La Musique de Isidore Soucy (2017, No. 112).

Recorded sources: -Starr 15633 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy (1929).

See also listing at:
Hear Isidore Soucy's 1929 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]



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  1. Jean Duval, "La Musique de Isidore Soucy 1899-1962", 2017, p. 208.