Quadrille des ancêtres 2e figure

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QUADRILLE DES ANCÊTRES (2e figure). French-Canadian, Quadrille (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. From the repertoire of fiddler Ididore Soucy [1] (1899-1963), who recorded the quadrille set in Montréal in December, 1930. The recording was released on the Star label the following year. Soucy, originally from Ste-Blandine (near Rimouski), Quebec, was a renowned fiddler in the mid-20th century, famous for his radio and TV broadcasts, although he retained a rustic playing style.

Isidore Soucy



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: A-L 001, Lisa Ornstein & André Marchand – “One Fine Summer’s Day/Par un beau Samedi d’ été” (2009). Star 15786 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucey (1931).

See also listing at:
Eric Lortie's Identitairs Québécois [2]
Virtual Gramophone [3]
Hear Soucy's 1931 recording on Virtual Gramophone [4]
See/hear fiddler Lisa Ornstein play the tune on youtube.com [5]




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