Collegians' March

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Collegians' March

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 Theme code Index   1L3L5L1 3H5H2H3H
 Also known as    Marche des Collégiens, Marche des Forges
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    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    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    CANADA(Québec)
 Structure    AA'BB'A"A"
 Editor/Compiler    Richard Carlin
 Book/Manuscript title    Master Collection of Dance Music for the Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 62, No. 98
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1984
 Artist    Alfred Montmarquette
 Title of recording    Marche des Forges
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Victor 15659 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1930


COLLEGIANS' MARCH (Marche des Collégiens). AKA and see "Marche des Forges." French-Canadian, March (2/4 time). B Flat Major (Carlin): C Major (Begin). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (Carlin): AA'BB'A"A"' (Begin). The tune was recorded under the title "Marche des Forges" by the great French-Canadian accordion player and composer Alfred Montmarquette (1877-1944) in November, 1929 (released in 1930).

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

Printed sources: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 7, p. 15. Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; p. 62, No. 98.

Recorded source: Victor 15659 (78 RPM), Alfred Montmarquette (1930, as "Marche des Forges").

See also listing at:
Hear Montmarquette's 1930 recording at the Virtual Gramophone [1]


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