Reel du berger

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X:1 T:Reel du berger T:Shepherd's Reel T:Reel des paroissiens N:From Montreal fiddlerJoseph Allard (1873-1947) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Moderate" D:Victor 263599a (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1929) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D AFA dfa|agf efg|fdf {g}fed|{d}cee ecA| AFA dfa|1agf efg|fdf {a}gec|edd d2B:| |2 gfg efg|afd {a}gec|edd d2:| |:D-|DFA dcB|ABG FAF|DFA AFA|GEA, A,2CD| DFA dcB|ABG FAd|fdf gec|edd d2:|]



REEL DU BERGER (Shepherd's Reel). AKA and see "Girls of Banbridge (The)," "Reel des paroissiens," "Sylph (The)." French-Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. The tune is a version of the Irish jig "<incipit title="load:banbridge" width=850 link="https://tunearch.org/wiki/Girls of Banbridge (The)">Girls of Banbridge (The)</incipit>" with parts reversed. Allard re-recorded it in 1936 and it was issued under the title "Reel des paroissiens"[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique de Jospeh Allard 1873-1947), 2018; No. 28, p. 15.

Recorded sources: - Victor 263599a (78 RPM), Joseph Allard (1929).

See also listing at:
Hear Joseph Allard's 1929 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]



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X:1 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:D B|AFA dcB|BAG FED|FAD FED|CDE EFG|


  1. Jean Duval, La Musique de Jospeh Allard 1873-1947, 2018, p. 69.