Turlutte acadienne

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X: 1 T:Turlutte acadienne S:Bryn Wilkin Z:robin.beech@mcgill.ca M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G FG |: A2A2 d2cA | B2G2- GBAG | FGAB A2GE | F2D2- DGFG | A2A2 d2cA | B2G2- GBAG |1 FGAA B2G2- | GGFG :|2 FGAA B2G2 |: d2ce d2cA | B2G2- G=fef | d2cA B2G2- | GBAG FGAB | A2GE F2D2- | D4 |d2ce d2cA | B2G2- G=fef | d2cA B2G2- | GGFG |]

TURLUTTE ACADIENNE. French-Canadian, Reel (whole time). G Major (‘A’ part) & G Mixolydian (‘B’ part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A turlutte is a kind of mouth-music similar to Scottish port-a-beul, with syllables sung instead of words.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flute player Daniel Roy who found this ‘mouth-music’ tune on an old Acadian archive recording from the La Mecque area of New Brunswick [Remon & Bouchard].

Printed sources : - Remon & Bouchard (Airs Tordus/25 Crooked Tunes, vol. 1: Québec Fiddle Tunes), 1996; No. 11.

Recorded sources : - 30 Below TB 001CD, Les têtes de violon (Bouchard et al) – “Airs Tordus/Crooked Tunes” (1998). Manitour MA002,Manigance - "Nouvelles manigances" (1991).

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Hear "Turlutte acadienne" recorded by Manigance in June, 1991, at Soundcloud [1]

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