Saut du lapin (2)

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X:1 T:Saut du Lapin [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:G (3DEF|GABd g2gf|edcB A2AF|DEFG ABAF|GABG A2 Bc| dBGA B2B2|edcB ABAF|FAAB c2!plus!e2|dcBA G2:| |:Bc|dBGA BGBc|dBGB A2 AB|cAFA DFAB|GABG A2 Bc| dBGA BGBc|dBGB A2 A2|FAAB c2!plus!e2|dcBA G2:|



SAUT DU LAPIN [2] (The Rabbit’s Leap). AKA and see "Chanterelle (La)," “Claquese (La),” “Pèteuse (2) (La),” “Reel de Lapin," "West Point Reel." French-Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Hart & Sandell (2001) identify the tune as from the repertoire of fiddler Lucien Mirandette (1924-1993), from St-Cutbert in the Lanaudière region. He was the uncle of multi-instrumentalist Jean-Claude Mirandette. The leaping rabbit is signified by plucked strings interspersed through the tune. However, the tune has other names as well, including "La Pèteuse" ('the farting women', another image attached to the pizzicato notes).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Manitoba fiddler Andy de Jarlis (1914 – 1975) via Jack O'Connor of the band Yankee Ingenuity [Hebert/Hinds].

Printed sources : - Hart & Sandell (Dance ce Soir), 2001; No. 62, p. 95. Hinds/Hebert (Grumbling Old Woman), 1981; p. 9.

Recorded sources : - Dancecraft DC123321 (Can-Ed Media), Andy DeJarlis. GAGCD-26421, "Aimé Gagnon Violoneux d'Origine" (1997).

See also listing at :
See/hear the tune played by Andrea Beaton and Mathieu Gallant on youtube.com [1]



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