Quadrille Bouchard Deuxieme Partie (2)

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QUADRILLE BOUCHARD (deuxième partie) [2]. French Canadian, Galope. D Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. This is a version of "Quadrille Bouchard Deuxieme Partie (1),” and the second part of a quadrille set, recorded by Bouchard himself some 35 years after his original Bluebird recording (1938). The tune is more elaborate and much 'notier'. Hart & Sandall note the key modulation of a fifth between parts is characteristic of tunes from the Québec City region.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hart & Sandell (Dance ce Soir), 2001; No. 27, p. 58. Joyal (Danses d'ici: Musique Traditionnelle du Québec), 1994; p. 33.

Recorded sources: AQLF, Jean-Pierre Joyal – “Dances d’ici: Musique traditionnelle du Québec” (1994). Tamanoir Records TAM-513, Joseph Bouchard (1975). Tamanoir Records, Joseph Bouchard – “Jos Bouchard: Violoneux de l’Île d’Orléans, Partrait du vieux Kébec, vol. 13” (1975).




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