Cinq Jumelles (Les)

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 Theme code Index    1H4H56 54H51H
 Also known as    Five Twin Sisters (The), Dionne Reel (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Québécois/Acadian
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    CANADA(Québec)
 Structure    ABABCDE
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Biography:Joseph Ovila LaMadeleine
 Title of recording    Cinq Jumelles (Les)
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Star 15891 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1934
 Score   ()   

CINQ JUMELLES, LES (The Five Twin Sisters). AKA and see "Dionne Reel." French-Canadian, Reel. D Major (Parts A, B, D and E) & G Major (Part C). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE or AABBAABBCCDDEE. All parts are four measures long with the exception of part 'D' which is eight measures. Lisa Ornstein says the tune is a mixture of familiar strains from other tunes with some original material.

Recorded source: Star 15891 (78 RPM), Joseph Ovila LaMadeleine (1879-1973. Recorded August, 1934, some three months after the births of Dionne quintuplets Emilie, Yvonne, Cecil, Marie, and Annette in Callander, Ontario).

T:Cinq Jumelles, Les
N:Play parts in ABABCDE form.
S:Transcribed by fiddler Pascal Gemme (of the group Genticorum) 
df/d/ g/d/f/d/|A/d/f/d/ Bc/B/|A/d/f/d/ g/d/f/d/|A/c/e/c/ dB/B/|
A/d/f/d/ g/d/f/d/|A/d/f/d/ B/B/c/B/|A/d/f/d/ g/d/f/d/|A/c/e/c/ df/g/||
a/f/b/f/ a/f/d/e/|f/d/e/d/ Bf/g/|a/f/b/f/ a/f/d/e/|f/d/e/c/ df/g/|
a/f/b/f/ a/f/d/e/|f/d/e/d/ Bf/g/|a/f/b/f/ a/f/d/e/|f/d/e/c/ d2||
BA/G/ B/D/G/B/|D/B/A/G/ E/E/D/G/|BA/G/ BA/G/|F/D/E/F/ GG/A/|
BA/G/ B/D/G/B/|D/B/A/G/ E/E/D/G/|BA/G/ BA/G/|F/D/E/F/ G2||
|:fA/d/ f/d/A/F/|GB/d/ g/g/[dg]|A/c/e/f/ g/e/c/A/|d/e/f/g/ a/f/d/A/|
FA/d/ f/d/A/F/|GB/d/ g/g/[dg]|A/c/e/f/ g/e/c/A/|1 d/f/e/c/ d2:|2 d/f/e/c/ df/g/||
|:af/d/ a/d/f/a/|ge/=c g/c/e/g/|af/d/ a/d/f/a/|g/e/B/c/ df/g/|af/d/ a/d/f/a/|
ge/=c/ g/c/e/g/|af/d/ a/d/f/a/|1 g/e/B/c/ d(3f/f/f/:|2 g/e/B/c/ dB/B/||