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X:1 T:Reel Émile N:From the playing of fiddler Isidore Soucy (Montreal, 1899-1963) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Starr 15753A (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy, Donat Lafleur, Montpetit (1930) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G G2 Bd G2 BG|D2 GG G2AB|c2ec BddB|[M:3/2]cBAG FAAB AFDF| [M:C|]GGBd GGBG|D2G2G2 AB|c2 ec BddB|cAFA G2G2:| |:DDEF GGFE|DDEF GGFE|D2AB c2BA|GGFG D2DB,|DDCA, B,2G,2| |:d2 Bd c2 Ac|[M:3/2] BAGB AGFE DDDD|[M:C|]d2 Bd c2Ac|[M:3/2]BAGB AGFE DDDD:| |:dddd e2d2|cBAF G2G2|dddd e2d2|cBAF G2G2:| |:DGBG FGAB|cBAF G2G2|DFGBG FGAB|cBAF G2G2:|]

REEL ÉMILE. French-Canadian, Reel (cut and 3/2 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE. Soucy researcher Jean Duval notes that the first strain is reminiscent of the song "Il est né le devin infant" (He was born the divine child), which the third strain has similarities to the first strain of "Opera Reel (1)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique de Isidore Soucy 1899-1962), 2017; No. 150, p. 77.

Recorded sources : - Starr 15753A (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy, Donat Lafleur, Montpetit (1930)

See also listing at :
Hear Soucy, Lafleur & Montpetit's 1930 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]

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