Reel de la sauterelle

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X:1 T:Reel de la sauterelle T:Reel des overalls S:Joseph Allard (1873-1947, Montreal, Que.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Bluebird B-1104b, Joseph Allard (1937) F:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/14582.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fefg a2d2|f2g2a3a|b2a2g2f2|e2f2 gfg2| fefg a2d2|f2g2a3a|b2a2g2f2|e2f2 g2 ag|| fdec A2d2|cdef gbag|fdec A2d2|cdeg fdag| fdec A2d2|cdef gbag|fdec A2g2|fdec d4||



REEL DE LA SAUTERELLE. AKA - "Reel des overalls." French-Canadian, Reel (2/4 or cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1873-1947) originally recorded the tune at the end of 1932 (released in January, 1933) under the title "Reel des overalls." It was re-released by Victor on their Bluebird label in 1937 as "Reel de la sauterelle." The first strain is very similar to the children's counting song "This Old Man."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique de la Joseph Allard 1873-1947), 2018; No. 82, p. 39.

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