Lancier Bouchard Premiere Partie

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LANCIER BOUCHARD (premiere partie). AKA and see "Bride of the Wind." French-Canadian, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. This is the first part of a quadrille arranged and recorded by Québec fiddler Joseph Bouchard (1905-1979). The whole piece was in five parts, and was issued on Bluebird recordings B-1138, B-1139 and B-1140 in 1938. However the first piece in the set appears to be closely based on a tune called "Bride of the Wind(s)", particularly in the first strain (the second strain differs melodically).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Joyal (Danses d'ici: Musique Traditionnelle du Québec), 1994; pp. 39 & 98.

Recorded sources: -Bluebird B-1138-A (78 RPM), Joseph Bouchard (1938).

See also listing at:
Virtual Gramophone [1]



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