Marche du Mont St-Louis

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MARCHE DU MONT ST. LOUIS. AKA - "Marche du Mont Saint-Louis." French-Canadian, March (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A popular tune at modern sessions, it was composed by Québec accordion player and composer Alfred Montmarquette [1] (1871-1944), who recorded with his trio for the Starr/Brunswick label in the 1920's. Montmarquette is renowned for his fine march compositions, such as this one, named for a bilingual college in Montreal.

Alfred Montmarquette



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Starr Records 15441 (78 RPM), Aldred Montmarquette, with Adélard St-Jean and Henri Langlois (1928).

See also listing at:
Eric Lortie's Identitairs Québécois [2]
Hear Montmarquette's recording at the Virtual Gramophone [3]




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