Reel St-Antoine (1)

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X:1 T:Reel St-Antoine [1] C:Jos Bouchard M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play AA'BB'AA'CC' D:Bluebird B-1163-B (78 RPM), 1938 D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (3e/f/g/a-|:Oa3 a- aece|a3 a- aece|agfe dcBA|GABG E2 (3e/f/g/a-| a3 a- aece|a3 a- aece|agfe dcBA|[M:5/4]|1 GABG A2 AA A(3e/f/g/:|[M:C|]|2 GABG A2A2|| |:c3c cece|dcBA GABc|d3 d d2 ef|edcB A2AA| [c2e2][ce][ce][c2e2]ce|dcBA GABc|defg afed|[M:5/4]1 cBAA GABG AA:|2 cBAA GABG A(3e/f/g/O|| |:[M:C|]:ce-ee Ae[ce][ce]|[M:6/4]GABc dBBB dBBB|[M:C|]bagf edcB|[ce]AAA cAAA| [M:6/4]GABc defg afed||1[M:5/4] cBAA GABG AA:|2 cBAA GABG A(3e/f/g/O||

REEL ST. ANTOINE [1], LE. AKA “Reel Saint-Antoine,” "Saint Antoine." AKA and see "Reel à Karine." French-Canadian, Reel. G Major (Begin): A Major (Songer). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Songer): AABB’CC’ (Begin/Girdwood): AA'BB'CC'A"A"'B"B"'C"C"' (Begin/Bruneau). "Reel St-Antoine" was recorded in 1938 by Québec fiddler Jos (Joe) Bouchard [1] (1905-1979), in a three part, "crooked" or irregular version. It is associated with his repertory.

See also Gaspésie fiddler Édouard Richard's (1934-2019) crooked version as "Reel à Karine."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - French-Canadian button accordion player Philippe Bruneau (Québec) [Bégin]; Québec fiddler Richard Forest [Hart & Sandell, Songer]; fiddler Dawson Girdwood (Perth, Ottawa Valley, Ontario) [Bégin].

Printed sources : - Bégin (Fiddle Music in the Ottawa Valley:Dawson Girdwood), 1985; No. 59, p. 68. Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 57, pp. 84-85. Hart & Sandell (Dance ce Soir), 2001; No. 31, p. 61. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 172.

Recorded sources : - Bluebird B-1163-B (78 RPM), Joe Bouchard (1938). Compo Records, Joseph Bouchard – “Reel carnaval” (1968). Yvon Cuillerier – “Québec pure laine” (1992). Richard Forest et al - “Québec Pure Laine.” RC2000, George Wilson – “Royal Circus” (2000). Tradi-Spec 8401, Richard Forest & Tradíson – “Tradíson de passage” (1984. Appears under the title “Saint-Siméon”).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Quebec fiddler Joe Bouchard's "crooked" version on [3]

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