Reel des sucres (1)

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search

X:1 % T:Gigue des sucres O:Trad Qu\'ebec R:jig Z:2006 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> F:http://tradquebec.over-blog.com/article-4344084.html M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G FE | "G"D2G D2G | DGA B3 | "Am"cBc "D7"ABc | "G"e2d B2G | "G"D2G D2G | DGA B3 | "Am"cBc "D7"DFA | "G"GBA G :| |: Bc | "G"g3 "D"f3 | "C"efe "G"d3 | "Am"cBc "D7"ABc | "G"e2d B2G | "G"gbg "D"faf | "C"ege "G"d3 | "Am"cBc "D7"DFA | "G"GBA G :|



REEL DES SUCRES [1]. AKA and see "Gigue des sucres," “Portland Fancy (1).” French-Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Reel des sucres" (Sugaring Reel or Reel of Sweets) is a Québec name for what is known in American contra dance circles as “Portland Fancy (1),” a 6/8 time jig. Allard also recorded another "Reel des sucres (2)", a duple-time reel.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 80, p. 53.

Recorded sources: - Folkways FWRBF110_202, Joseph Allard - "Masters of French Canadian Dances" (1979). Victor 263932 (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1934).

See also listing at:
Hear Allard's 1934 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1] [2] and on youtube.com [3]



Back to Reel des sucres (1)