Quadrille des ancêtres 3e figure

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QUADRILLE DES ANCÊTRES (3e figure). French-Canadian, Quadrille (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. From the repertoire of fiddler Isidore Soucy [1] (1899-1963), who recorded the quadrille set in Montréal in December, 1930. The Star record company issued it 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

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Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Star 15787 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy (1931).

See also listing at:
Eric Lortie's Identitairs Québécois [2]
Virtual Gramophone [3]
Hear Soucy's 1931 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [4] and the Public Domain Media Database [5]

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