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VALSE DU VIEUX QUÉBEC. French-Canadian, Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Lisa Ornstein (2009) suggests the first strain of this waltz may be derived from the song “Votre p’tit chien, madame,” known to folk of all ages in some parts of France, in French Canada and among the Franco-American community in New England.

Isidore Soucy

Source for notated version: Isidore Soucy (1899-1963, Montréal) [Ornstein].

Recorded sources: Starr 16088 (78 RPM), Isidore Soucy (1937).

See also listing at:
Hear Isidore Soucy's recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]




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