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Tribute: Le Cotillon Vert

I am obsessed with this tune, a scottish/valse called “Le Cotillon Vert.” Here I am in my kitchen taking a crack at it. The scottish/valse is exactly what’s on the tin. You dance the A section as a scottish (medium tempo, 4/4 dance), then…

Gratitude at 40,000 Hits

In the United States, the fourth thursday of November is Thanksgiving. I love this holiday and love having the opportunity to express my gratitude for the extraordinary blessings in my life, many of which center on the accordéon, its music, and its masters. Speaking…

25,000 Visits! Thank you!

Last week, I had a minor celebration as the hits ticker crossed over the 25K line. For a blog like this one, covering an instrument and music genre that could both be described as obscure, that’s pretty danged good. The title of the blog…

"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….