Ronde des vieux (La)

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X:1 % T:Ronde des vieux, La S:Willie Ringuette M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Joyal - Danses d'ici (1994) N:A version of Nathanial Gow's "Fairy Dance" K:D A d/e/ f/g/|:aa/f/ bb/f/|gg/e/ aa/g/|f/d/f/a/ ge/d/|c/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/| aa/e/ bb/f/|gg/e/ aa/g/|f/d/f/a/ ge/d/|1 c/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/:|2 c/A/B/c/ dd|| f/a/f/d/ f/a/f/d/|fe/d/ c/d/e/g/|f/g/a/f/ g/f/e/d/|c/A/B/c/ d/c/d| f/a/f/d/ f/a/f/d/|fe/d/ c/d/e/g/|f/g/a/f/ g/f/e/d/|c/A/B/c/ d/e/f/g/!D.S.!|| |:f/a/f/d/ f/d/f/d/|f/d/e/f/ gg|e/f/e/d/ c/A/c/A/|a/a/^g/b/ aa/=g/| f/a/f/d/ f/d/f/d/|f/d/e/f/ gg|e/f/e/d/ c/a/a/4a/4a/|1 g/e/c/e/ dA:|2 g/e/c/e/ d/e/f/g/!D.S.!||

RONDE DES VIEUX, LA (The old round dance). AKA and see "Fairy Dance," "Largo's Fairy Dance." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BAA'CC'. The main phrases are reversed in Ringuette's version from the Scots original versions, and he adds a third strain.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Willie Ringuette (Trois-Rivieres, Quebec) [Joyal].

Printed sources : - Joyal (Danses d'ici: Musique Traditionnelle du Québec), 1994; pp. 57 & 106-107.

Recorded sources: - Columbia 34278-F (78 RPM), Willie Ringuette (1927).

See also listing at:
Hear Willie Ringuette's 1927 recording on [1]

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