Reel des noces d'or

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REEL DES NOCES D'OR (Golden Wedding Reel). AKA and see "Reel de Sorel (1)," "Reel de la mobilisation." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'A"A"'B"B"'. The melody was recorded as "Reel des noces d'or" in 1935 by harmonica player Louis Blanchette (1905-1969), and in 1940 was again waxed as "Reel de la mobilisation" by fiddler Isidore Soucy.

Source for notated version: French-Canadian button accordion player Philippe Bruneau (Québec) [Bégin].

Printed sources: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 5, p. 13.

Recorded sources: Carnaval C-427, "Reels--Musique a bouche--avec Louis Blancette et son harmonica." Starr 15927 (78 RPM), Louis Blanchette. Apex Francais ‎15927 (78 RPM), Louis Blanchette. Bluebird B-4923 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy.

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