Rêve d'Aimé Gagnon (Le)
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RÊVE d'AIMÉ GAGNON, LE (Aimé Gagnon’s Dream). French-Canadian, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB. Similar to the reel “Rêve du Diable (1) (Le)” (Devil’s Dream), though it is a ‘crooked’ tune with the first strain having 10 measures and the second 11 measures. It was in the repertoire of fiddler Aimé Gagnon (1921-1997), born in St-Louis-de-Lotbinière, Québec.
Source for notated version: Aimé Gagnon (Lotbinière, Québec) via fiddler Claude Mêthé [Remon & Bouchard].
Printed sources: Remon & Bouchard (25 Crooked Tunes, vol. 2: Québec Fiddle Tunes), 1997; No. 13.
Recorded sources: Dent-de-lion - “Les beaux yeux bleus” (1995). Les Têtes de violon - “Le talencourt.”