Reel des noces

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X:1 T:Reel des noces (Wedding Reel) S:Willy Ringuette M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel K:D A/G/F/A/ d/e/f/e/|d/c/B/A/ B/c/d/B/|A/F/D/F/ A/d/f/a/|1 g/e/c/e/ f/d/[df]:|



REEL DES NOCES. AKA and see "Braes of Mar (1) (The)," "Belle Catherine (3) (La),” "Reel de Pius Boudreau." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BBA"A"CC. A early member of the tune "La Belle Catherine" tune family, a title popularized in the 20th century by Montreal fiddler Jean Carignan. "Reel des noces" comes from the playing of Carignan's mentor, Willie Ringuette. However, the tunes in this family are thought to be based on the Scottish "Braes of Mar (1) (The)," but vary widely from fiddler to fiddler. See also Isidore Soucy's "Reel des millionaires" for another take on the melody.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Willie Ringuette [1] (1898-1969, Trois-Riveres, Québec) [Joyal].

Printed sources : - Joyal (Danses d'ici: Musique Traditionnelle du Québec), 1994; pp. 59 & 108-109.

Recorded sources : - Starr 15347-A (78 RPM), Willie Ringuette (1927).

See also listing at :
Hear Willie Ringuette's 1927 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [2]



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