Annotation:Valse Clarisse

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VALSE CLARISSE. French-Canadian, Waltz. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABA'B'. Composed by Quebec accordion player Alfred Montmarquette [1] (1871-1944) and recorded on 78 RPM in 1931 for Starr records (accompanied by Mme. Édouard Bolduc on the jew's harp).

Alfred Montmarquette

Source for notated version: French-Canadian button accordion player Philippe Bruneau (Québec) [Begin].

Printed sources: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 15, pp. 24-25.

Recorded sources: Starr 15796-B (78 RPM), Alfred Montmarquette with Mme Édouard Bolduc (1931)

See also listing at:
Eric Lortie's Identitairs Québécois [2]
Hear Montmarquette's recording at the Virtual Gramophone [3] and the Public Domain Media Database [4]

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