Reel du bourreau

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X:1 T:Reel du bourreau M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:A version of "Reel du pendu" from the playing of fiddler N:Isidore Soucy (1899-1963, Montreal, Québec) and accordion N:player Donat Lafleur (1892-1973). D:Starr 15705 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy, Donat Lafleur (1930) F:http://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13456.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G DGGA B2 BB| BcBA GABG| DGGB AGAB| cAFA BGFA| [G2B2]BB BcdB| GABG DGGB|AFEF G2G2:| DGGF G2 GB|[M:3/2]AFAF B2BB B2B2|[M:C|]dGGF GGGB|AFDF G2G2| |:DGGF G2 GB|[M:3/2]AFAF B2BB B2B2| [M:C|]DGGF GGGB |AFDF G2G2:| DGGF GGGB|AFEF AA A2|DGGF GGGB|AFDF G2G2|| |:G,2B,D G2G2|FDAc BAGE|DCB,B, C2 EC|B,2 DB, A,CA,A,| G,G,B,D G2GG|FDAc BAGE|DCB,<D C2EC|B,2DB, A,CA,A,:| [M:2/4]G,2 B,D|:[M:C|]B,2-D2D3-F|G2A2B2B2-|BcBA G2B2| DDDG F2A2| [M:3/2]DDDG F2AF B2B2|[M:C|](B,2D2) (D3F)|G2AA BBB2|BcBA G2BB| DDDG F2A2|DDDG F2AF|1[M:2/4]G4:|2 [M:C|]G6|| Bc|d2 de d[GB]BG| d2 de dABc|dcde d[GB]BG|AGAc BGBc| |:d2 de dB[GB]G|dcde dB[GB]G|dcde dB[GB]G|1AGAc BGBc:|2[M:3/2]AGAc B2 BB B2B2||



REEL DU BOURREAU. French-Canadian, Reel (mixed rhythm). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE'FF'. Soucy researcher Jean Duval finds the tune to be a version of "Reel du pendu" (Hangman's Reel), set in 'G' to accommodate the accordion and with the similar title "Reel du bourreau" (Executioner's Reel). It was recorded in Montreal in 1930 by fiddler Isidore Soucy (1899-1963) and his long-time recording partner, accordion player Donat Lafleur (1892-1973).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique de Isidore Soucy 1899-1963), 2017; No 134, p. 70.

Recorded sources: - Starr 15705a (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy & Donat Lafleur (1930).



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