Cover image for Mademoiselle, voulez-vous danser? Franco-American music from the New England borderlands.
Title:
Mademoiselle, voulez-vous danser? Franco-American music from the New England borderlands.
Publication Information:
Washington D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways, [1999]

℗1999
Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Smithsonian Folkways: SFW 40116 (on container: SFW CD 40116).

Compact disc.

Program notes (27 p. : map, ports.) in container.
Language:
French
Contents:
The shuttle (Chanterelle) -- Devil's dream (Rodney Miller ; Anne Percival) -- La bastringue (Les Franco-Américains) -- Soufflons-y = Let's blow on it (Martha Pellerin) -- La bonn' femme Rober = Old lady Robert ; La guignolée (The Quimets) -- Te souviendras-tu de moi? = Will you remember me? (Maria Perrault) -- Reel St. Hubert (Dudley & Jacqueline Laufman) -- Le bûcherons = The lumberjacks (Paul Baril) -- St. Anne's reel ; Liberty (Patrick Ross ; Roland Cotnoir) -- Le grain de mil = The millet seed (Lucie Therrien) -- Entre moi = Between me (Chanterelle) -- Growling old man, grumbling old woman / Ronald West, David Carr (1:54) -- Turlutte / Dent-de-Lion (1:24) -- Réveillez-vous, bell endormie = Wake up, Sleeping Beauty / Claude Méthé (2:04) --Redwing / Marcel Robidas and the Maple Sugar Band (2:17) -- J'entends le moulin = I hear the mill / Nightingale (3:55) -- Soirée medley (9:09) -- Valse du temps / Michèle Choinière (3:03) -- Patte du mouton = Mutton leg / Laurier & Henry Riendeau (1:33) -- Valse des pasteureaux = Shepherd's waltz / Rodney Miller, Anne Percival(1:42).
UPC:
093074011621
Format :
Music CD

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Summary

Summary

Mademoiselle, Voulez-Vous Danser? collects 22 Franco-American folk songs from the New England borderlands. French, French-Canadian and American influences blend on songs like "Devil's Dream," "Entre Moi" and "Valse Des Pasteraux." Performers like Chanterelle, Les Franco-Americains and Paul Baril also reflect the cultural intermingling of the borderlands, providing a distinctive, diverse musical treat. As with other Smithsonian Folkways releases, Mademoiselle, Voulez-Vous Danser? features the label's attention to detail in its track listing and informative liner notes, written by Clare Pinkert and Theodore Levin. ~ Heather Phares


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