Reel de Montebello

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X:4 % T:Reel de Montebello C:Richard Forest S:Laurence Beaudry Z:robin.beech@mcgill.ca R:reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Amin |: EABc ecBA | FABc ecBA | GABc dBGB | edBA GEED | EABc ecBA | FABc ecBA | GABc dBGE |1 EDEG A3A :|2 EDEG A2ce |: aece gecA | GABc dcBd | gddf ddgd | edef e2ce | aece gecA | GABc dcBd | gedg edBd |1 cBcd cAce :|2 cBcd cBAG || E8 |]



REEL DE MONTEBELLO. French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed in 1998 by Quebec fiddler Richard Forest, originally from the Lanaudiere region. The reel has become part of the core repertoire of American contra dance musicians.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Christine Fortin (Domino), 1999; p. 6. Songer & Curley (The Portland Collection vol. 2), 2005; p. 137.

Recorded sources: - Great Meadow Music GMM 2003, “Rodney Miller’s Airdance” (2000). Sarah Bauhan - "Lathrop's Waltz" (2007). Great Meadow Music, Jacques, Forest, Brunet, Larouch - "Domino" (1998).



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