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REEL DU NORD. French-Canadian, Reel. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed by Montreal accordion player and composer Alfred Montmarquette (1871-1944) and recorded by him in Montreal in 1929. "Reel du nord" has been a favorite session tune among Quebec-style fiddlers. Fiddler Jos Bouchard's "Reel du nord" is a different tune.
Alfred Montmarquette


Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Aucoin & Favreau (Tidal Wave/Raz-de-Maree Tune Book), 2007; p. 12. Songer & Curley (Portland Collection, vol. 3), 2015;.

Recorded sources: - Great Meadow Music, Tidal Wave - "Tidal Wave/Raz-de-Maree" (2007). Transit Records TRCD 9501, Labbé, Forest, Loiselle, Jacques, Borque - "Hommage à Alfred Montmarquett" (1995).

See also listing at:
Hear Montmarquette's 1929 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]
See Pascal Gemme's standard notation transcription and blog entry [2]



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