Annotation:Gigue du sans-travail

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X:1 T:Gigue du sans-travail M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:from the playing of Isidore Soucy (1899-1962, Montreal, Québec) D:Bluebird B-4839a (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy, Donat Lafleur (1936) D: N: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D de|:SfdAF DFAF |DGBB A2ef|gfed cAce|b2 aa a2de| fdAF DFAF |DGBB A2ef|gfed cABc|1dfec dcde:|2dfec d2|| |:Ad|f2ff g2g2|a2a2a2fa|gfed cAce|b2 aa a2Ad| f2ff g2g2|a2aaa2fa|gfed cAce|1dfec d2:|2 dfec dcdeS||

GIGUE DU SANS-TRAVAIL (Unemployment Jig). AKA and see "Reel du président," "Reel Lindbergh." French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. "Gigue du sans-travail" is Isidore Soucy's cover of "Reel Lindbergh," recorded in 1928 by fiddler Fortunat Malouin (1870-1935) who composed it in 1917 originally as "Reel de la Rivière-Blanche," changing the name for the recording to commemorate Charles Lindbergh's 1926 solo transatlantic flight. J.A. Boucher has the tune as "Reel du président" in his 1933 collection.

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Recorded sources : - Bluebird B-4839a (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy (1936)

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