Reel Lafrenière

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X:1 T:Reel Lafrenière L:1/8 M:C| N:Allard recorded the same tune in 1933 as "Reel du poet" D:Bluebird B-1141 (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1937) F:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/14552.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G [D2B2g2]e2 edce|d2 B2 {d}BAGB|c2A2 AGFA|{Bc}B2G2GABd| (g/a/g) e2 edce|d2 B2 {d}BAGB|c2A2 A2 FA|1B2G2G2[Bd]:|2 B2G2G3|| A|:(B2d2)(c2e2)|d2b2 (3bbb b2|c2a2 (3aaa a2|B2g2 {a}gfgd| (B2d2)(c2e2)|d2b2 (3bbb b2|c2a2 (3aaa af|1g2 b2g3d:|2g2b2g3f||



REEL LAFRENIÈRE. AKA and see " Jenny Lind (1)." "Reel du pont." Canadian, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The melody under the title "Reel Lafrenière" was recorded in 1937 by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1873-1947) for Victor Records. A few years earlier, in 1934, he had recorded the same melody as "Reel du pont." Both are versions of the very popular mid-19th century polka "Jenny Lind (1)," composed and named for the famous "Swedish Nighingale."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Duval (La Musique de Joseph Allard 1873-1947), 2018; No. 101, p. 48.

Recorded sources: -Victor 263930b (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1934).

See also listing at:
Hear Allard's 1934 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]



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