Annotation:Reel du vagabond

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X:1 T:Reel du vagabond N:From the playing of fiddler Isidore Soucy (1899-1963, Que.) N:and accordion player Donat Lafleur N:A version of "Soldier's Joy." M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" D: D:Bluebird B-1167 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy & Donat Lafleur (1938) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ed|c2c2 cedc|B2 BA BcdB|c2c2 cedc|BAGF E2ed| c2cA cedc|BAGA BcdB|cdcA BcBG|A2AA A2:| |:cd|ecAc ecAc|eaab agaf|ecAc ecAc|d-BBB B2 cd|

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REEL DU VAGABOND. AKA and see "Soldier's Joy (1)." French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). A Major: G Major (Duval). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the venerable "Soldier's Joy (1)", with parts reversed, from the playing of fiddler Isidore Soucy (1899-1963) and accordion player Donat Lafluer (1892-1973). Soucy researcher Jean Duval notes that Soucy had recorded the tune in 1928 under the title "Reel des pompiers."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jean Duval (La Musique de Isidore Soucy 1899-1962), 2017; No. 257, p. 129.

Recorded sources: - Bluebird B-1167b (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy & Donat Lafleur (1938).

See also listing at:
Hear Soucy & Lafluer's 1938 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]

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