Reel des éboulements

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X:1 T:Reel des Éboulements M:C L:1/8 C:Traditional S:La Bottine Souriante R:4/4 Q:300 K:A eg|"A"aAAA cAec|"Bm"Bcde "E"fefg|"A"aAAA "F#m"cAec|"D"fd"E"ge "A"aefg| "A"aAAA cAec|"Bm"Bcde "E"fefg|"D"agfe "Bm"fedc|"E"defg "A"a2 ed| "A"cAEA cAec|"E"Bcde f2 ed|"A"cAEA "F#m"cAec|"D"fd"E"ge |"A"a2 ed| "A"cAEA cAec|"E"Bcde fefg|"D"agfe "Bm"fedc|"E"defg "A"a2 AF|:! "A"FAAA cABA|"E"GABc d2 cd|"E"GBBB GBBB|GBBB "A"A2 AF| "A"FAAA cABA|"E"GABc defg|"D"agfe "Bm"fedc|"E"defg "A"a2 AF:|]



REEL DES ÉBOULEMENTS. AKA and see "Avalanche Reel," "Belle Catherinette (1) (La)," "Dad's Reel." French-Canadian, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Eboulements is a French word meaning a ‘scree', ‘rock fall’ or 'avalanche', however, the name also refers to a section of Quebec Province in the Charlevoix region of the St. Lawrence river, east of Quebec City and near the town of Baie St-Paul. The melody was recorded under the 'Éboulements' title by fiddler Jos Bouchard (1905-1979) in 1938, however, it had earlier been recorded by Montreal fiddler J.O. LaMadeleine as "La Belle Des États (Set Américain 1Ére Partie)" {"Set American, First Part"}, Columbia 34127-F (78 RPM). Philippe Bruneau and Graham Townsend both recorded the tune in the 1970's as "Belle Catherinette (1) (La)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flute player Chris Norman [Songer].

Printed sources : - Songer (The Portland Collection), 1997; p. 70.

Recorded sources : - Bluebird B-1156-B (78 RPM), Jos Bouchard (1938). Richard Forest - “Les pieds qui parlent.” Chris Norman - “The Beauty of the North.”

See also listing at :
Hear Jos Bouchard's 1938 recording on youtube.com [1] and the Virtual Gramophone [http://amicus.collectionscanada.gc.ca/gramophone-bin/Main/ItemDisplay?l=0&l_ef_l=-1&id=882236.20739&v=1&lvl=1&coll=24&rt=1&itm=31396468&rsn=S_WWWefagkVnPA&all=1&dt=AW+



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