Gigue du Bourdon

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X:1 T:Gigue du Bourdon T:Great Bell's Jig, The N:From the playing of fiddler Arthur-Joseph (A.J.) Boulay (1883-1948), N:who was born in New Hampshire, but who spent much of his life in Quebec. N:Gigue is spelled "Jigue" on the record label. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/12750.mp3 D:Victor 263642b (78 RPM), A.J. Bouley (1929) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (3efg|a2 gf ecde|fedc B2cd|efec A2cA|BAGA B2(3efg| a2gf ecde|fedc B2BA|GABc defg|abag a2:| |:E2|A2 cA BAcA|EAcA BAE2|A2 cA BAcA | EEGB A2E2| A2 cA BAcA|EAcA BAE2| A2 cA BAcA|EBGB A2:|]



GIGUE DU BOURDON. AKA - "Great Bell Jig." French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title refers to a church-bell.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique D'Arthur-Joseph Boulay 1883-1948), 2020; No. 42, p. 23.

Recorded sources : - Victor 263642b (78 RPM), A.J. Bouley (1929)

See also listing at :
Hear A.J. Boulay's 1929 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]



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