Releveur (Le)

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RELEVEUR, LE (The Meter Reader). French-Canadian, Reel. E Minor (‘A’ part) & G Major (‘B’ part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Montreal fiddler Richard Forest (b. 1957) in 1990, who had worked as a meter reader for for Hydro-Québec, the electric company.

Source for notated version: Dan Compton (Portland, Oregon) [Songer].

Printed sources: Domino (Pris au jeu), 2003. Hart & Sandell (Danse ce soir!), 2001; No. 91, p. 127. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 164.

Recorded sources: Richard Forest – “Inédit” (1991). Còig – "Five" (2014). DOMCD-102, Domino – "Pris au jeu."




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