Month: April 2012

La Bourrée (pp34-39)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here.

E Para Lo Loup (Bourrée)

This tune is found on page 28 of La Bourrée. Here it is performed by Claude Neupont with a very light (and delightful) touch.

"La Bourrée" (pp28-33)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here.

"La Bourrée" (5 Tunes and a Song)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here.

"La Bourrée": Still Out There!

Over on concertina.net, Kautilya did some research and noticed that the Lique Auvergnate & du Massif Central — the organization that originally published the Recueil — continues in existance! I followed up on this and discovered that one of their “branches” is La Bourrée de Paris….

"La Bourrée" (Part 5)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here. One thing that strikes me about this book is that it has absolutely no squeezebox content at all. Everything is pipes, vielle, and singing. No matter! Here’s the next batch of pages….

"La Bourrée" (Tunes)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here. Just to balance the heavy front matter posts, here are two pages of tunes. More are on the way in a few days. Page 79 Page 78

"La Bourrée" (Group Photo)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here. The insert placed after page 12.

"La Bourrée" (Introductory Essay)

I originally published this in batches, but the whole tunebook is available here. Some years ago, at John Merrill’s bookshop in Hallowell, ME, I ran across this gem:  Recueil de “La Bourrée”: Chants & Danses Populaires du Massif Central, published in 1929. My original thought had been to…

"La Bourrée" (1929 Tunebook)

“La Bourrée”, Introduction, Group Photo, Tunes (pp78-79), pp13-18 UPDATE:  I have compiled the whole book HERE. Some years ago, at John Merrill’s bookshop in Hallowell, ME, I ran across this gem:  Recueil de “La Bourrée”: Chants & Danses Populaires du Massif Central. Published in 1929, this was the…