Reel de la jument grise

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X:1 T:Reel de la jument grise S:Joseph Allard (1873-1947, Montreal, Que.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Victor 263864B (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1931) F:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13127.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D A2|d2 fe dcdB|ABAG F2A2|d2 fe d2f2|e2a2 agfe| defe dcdB|ABAG F2A2|B2g2 fedc|e4 d2:| |:f2|{a}gfga bagf|gfga bagf|gfga bagf|{a}g2 e2e2A2| A2d<dc2A2|A2d<dc2A2|B2g2 fedc|e4 d2:|]



REEL DE LA JUMENT GRISE (Gray Mare Reel). French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A march-like reel, but played at a fast tempo. Allard researcher Jean Duval identifies this tune as a version of the 19th century English country dance tune "<incipit title="load:enrico" width=850 link="https://tunearch.org/wiki/Enrico">Enrico</incipit>"[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (Musique de la Joseph Allard 1873-1947), 2017; No. 71, p. 34.

Recorded sources: - Victor 263864b (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1931. Frank Laforge, guitar).

See also listing at:
Hear Joseph Allard's 1931 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]



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X:1 M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D A2 | d2 fe dcdB | ABAG F2 A2 | d2 ef gfgf | e2 a2 a2 A2 |


  1. Jean Duval, La Musique de Joseph Allard 1873-1947, 2017, p. 75.