Gigue de Terrebonne

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X:56 T:Gigue de Terrebonne R:reel quebecois C:Alfred Montmarquette M:C K:D (3ABc|ddcd BAFA |ddcd e2 Bc|d2cd BAFD|GFEG FDFA| d2cd BAFA |ddcd eABc|d2cd BdAd|fdec d2z2:| |:Ad|f2fa gfed |f2fd Bcde|f2fa gfed |cdeg fddd| f2fa gfed|f2fd Bcde|f2fa gfed |cABc d2:|



GIGUE DE TERREBONNE. AKA - "Reel de Terrebonne." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. From the repertoire of French-Canadian accordion player Alfred Montmarquette [1] (1871-1944), who is attributed as composer. Terrebonne is a village northeast of Montréal. Montmarquette recorded the tune (as "Gigue de Terrebonne") in Montréal in 1928, back by délard St-Jean on piano. Fiddler Arthur Joseph (A.J.) Boylay recorded a "Reel de Terrebonne" in 1931, but it is a different reel [2].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - accordion player Raynald Ouellet (Québec) via Dan Compton (Portland, Oregon) [Songer].

Printed sources : - Raz-de-Marée/Tidal Wave Tune Book, 2008; p. 11. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 84.

Recorded sources: -Raz-de-marée - "Raz-de-marée/Tidal Wave." Starr 15453 (78 RPM), Alfred Montmarquette (1928). Thirty Below TB035, G. Labbe, B. Bourque et al - "Hommage a Alfred Montmarquette."

See also listing at:
Eric Lortie's Identitairs Québécois [3]
The Virtual Gramophone [4]



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