Reel de St-Léon

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X:1 T:Reel de St-Léon N:From the playing of fiddler A. Girard, probably from the Trois-Rivières region, as N:"St-Léon" is the name of a nearby a village. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Starr 15562B (78 RPM), Girard & Bernaquez (1929) D:https://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13297.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D DFAA A2A2|{F}GBBG B2BG|"*"DFAA AA A2|A,ECE A,ECE| DFAA AAA2|DGBG B2B2|AdcB AGFE|DdDd d2d2:| |:defg a2fd|cdef gece|defg aafd|cABc d2A2| defg aafd|[M:3/2]cdef gfga bgeg|[M:C|] fgaf gfed|cABc d2A2:| P:Substitution DFA[GA] [FA][EA][DA]C||



REEL DE ST-LEON. French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Researcher Jean Duval finds that the fiddler was listed as "A. Girard" on the Compo-Starr recording notes from 1929, and he believes that the fiddler was from the Trois-Rivières area of Quebec, as one of the tunes he recorded for Starr was called "St-Léon", the name of a nearby a village.


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Recorded sources : - Starr 15562B (78 RPM), Girard & Bernaquez (1929).

See also listing at :
Hear Girard's 1929 recording at the Virtual Gramophone https://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13297.mp3



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