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X:1 T:Reel la Louise N:From the playing of fiddler A. Girard, who was probably from the N:Trois-Rivières region of Quebec, as one of the tunes he recorded N:for Starr that session was "St-Léon", the name of a nearby village. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Starr 15562A (78 RPM), Girard & Bernaquez (1929) D:https://www.collectionscanada.ca/obj/m2/f7/13296.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D d2 ef|: S{f}g2 (3fgf e2 dA |B2B2 B-def |gdgb a2 (3gag| e2e2 eece| a2 +slide+g2 fgfe| f2f2 fgfe |dBdg bgaf |1gagf gdef:|2[M:2/4]gdef:|3[M:2/4] gedB|| |:[M:C|]GdBd GdBd|cgeg cgeg|dafa dafa|gfga bgdB| GdBd GdBd|cgeg cgeg|dafa dafa|1gbaf (g/a/g) g2:|2[M:3/2] gbaf (g/a/g) g2 gdefS||



REEL LA LOUISE. French-Canadian, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'A"BB'. Researcher Jean Duval finds that the fiddler was listed as "A. Girard" on the Compo-Starr recording notes from 1929, and he believes that the fiddler was from the Trois-Rivières area of Quebec, as one of the tunes he recorded for Starr was called "St-Léon", the name of a nearby a village.


Additional notes





Recorded sources : - Starr 15562A (78 RPM), Girard & Bernaquez (1929).

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



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