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 Theme code Index    1324 5513
 Also known as    Glise de Sherbrooke, Glise à Sherbrooke, Reel de Tadoussac
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Québécios/Acadian"Québécios/Acadian" is not in the list (Bluegrass, Cape Breton/PEI, Cajun/Creole, Contest, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, English, Guachi, Irish, Metis, ...) of allowed values for the "Has genre" property.
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(New England), CANADA(Québec)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Dudley Laufman
 Book/Manuscript title    OK Let's Try a Contra Men on the Right Ladies on the Left Up and Down the Hall
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 19
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BLUEBELL REEL. AKA and see "Glise à Sherbrooke," "Reel de Tadoussac." French-Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune appears to be a simplified version of "Glise à Sherbrooke."

Source for notated versions: learned by Dudley Laufman (Canterbury, New Hampshire) from the playing of Eddie Charet et ses Troubadours "at a great dance in Chicopee" Quebec.

Printed source: Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 19.


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