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REEL À RÉMI. AKA - "Rémi's Reel." AKA and see “Chamberlain Reel (The),” "Gordon's Reel," “Reel de l'hôtelier,” "Set américain 2ème partie (Soucy)." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title is one the group La Bottine Souriante used for the reel, and honors contemporary fiddler Rémi Laporte. The tune was recorded by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1873-1947) as "Reel de l'hôtelier, and, still earlier, in 1925 by Montreal fiddler Isidore Soucy as "Set américain 2ème partie (Soucy)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Songer (Portland Collection, vol. 1), 1997; p. 165.

Recorded sources: -Green Linnett GLCD 3042, La Bottine Souriante - "Chic & Swell" (1983. Learned from Remi Laporte, who is, along with his brother Pierre, a fiddler).



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