Reel des habitants

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X:1 T:Reel des habitants S:Joseph Allard M:4/4 L:1/8 Z:Steve Fry from Allard's recording at the Virtual Gramophone. K:Ador |:EAAB AGAB|cded cBc2|EFGA GFGA|\ M:6/4 L:1/8 BcdB cBAG A4| EGAB AGAB cdef|\ M:4/4 L:1/8 gage dB[Gg]B|cBAG A4:| eaab agef|{a}gfga ge/e/ed|eaab agef|{a}gedB cA/A/ A2| eaab agef|gfga gedB|g/a/g/f/ ge dBGB|cBAG A4||

REEL DES HABITANTS. AKA - "Habitants Reel (The)." AKA and see “Tuque rouge (La)." French-Canadian, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB: AABB. The tune was recorded by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1865-1947) for Victor, released twice; in 1929 for Victor records, and again in 1936 on the subsidiary label, Bluebird. Another Montreal fiddler, J.O La Madeleine, recorded the reel for the Starr label in 1939. Fiddler Isidore Soucy's "Reel de grand'mère" is a similar tune. Reel des Habitants is an irregular version of the Irish tune "Rainy Day (1) (The)".

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cuillerier (Joseph Allard), 1992; p. 22.

Recorded sources: - Bluebird B-4878-a (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1936). Starr 8911 (78 RPM), J.O. LaMadeleine (1939). Victor 263634 (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1929).

See also listing at:
Hear Joseph Allard's 1929 and 1936 recordings at the Virtual Gramophone [1][2]
Hear J.O. LaMadeleine's recording at the Virtual Gramophone [3]

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