Category: Au Gre des Vents

Download my new CD!

It’s finally ready! Download! My new CD, L’Autre Diatoniste, is now ready for download over at bandcamp! Minimum cost is seven dollars, which was bandcamp’s recommendation. Here’s a track list: L’Autre Diatoniste at bandcamp 1. La Souflette 3:29 2. FRLO Anthem 4:53 3. Polka Piquee…

L’intermittent

UPDATE: Gilles Péquignot of Au Gré des Vent has pointed me to their more current web site — Association Carnet de Bal. On that site, four of the group’s albums are available for streaming. They also have about twenty-five tunes available as sheet music….

Branle Asymétrique

A branle is a medieval dance, still done in many areas of France and Germany. It’s pronounced “brawl,” and is the etymological foremother of the modern word for a chaotic outbreak of fisticuffs — which should tell you something about the dance. This branle is…