Video from Embraud

Time again for the summer festivals in France. Jackdiatonique (denizen of mel.net) posted a ton of videos from his travels. Including these three of an impromptu group playing some very Auvergnat bourrées. Note the instrumentation: cabrette, diatonic accordéon, chromatic accordéon, and two banjos! Note also the foot action going on! Great stuff. Thank you, Jack.

UPDATE: The diatoniste below is Etienne Loic, whose info can be found at the AMTA site. (h/t Chris Ryall).

Go to Jack’s YouTube to watch the rest.

2 Comments on “Video from Embraud

  1. Delighted that Loic has mailed me to welcome the videos and to give the following list of some of the tune titles played at Embraud.

    -1 : Bourrée du meunier

    -2 : Sur lo can d'en douno

    -3 : Bourrée de Saint-Georges

    -4 : Bourrée de Chantejal

    -5 : Jolie musette / Bourrée à Bergheaud

    -6 : Bourrée D'Aumont

    -7 : La canne à Gustou

    -8 : La canne à Gustou / Crebe de si

    -9 : Amont sus la montanha

    -10 : Si vous saviez jeune fille / Ten te redde

    -11 : Bourrée à Tournadre / La marguerite de Gennes

    -12 : ??? / Bourrée à Durif

    -13 : Les échos du Puy Mary

    Jack Humphreys (jackdiatonique on YT)

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  2. Thank you Jack and Etienne! One thing I noticed is that because of these and Les Costauds de la Lune (and some archival recordings from the 30s and 40s) I have come to associate banjo with Auvergnat playing!

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