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Hoodoo - Posted - 08/26/2020:  11:29:09


Good short documentary in english about french fiddle music

youtu.be/1dsecIxE580

Old Scratch - Posted - 08/27/2020:  10:29:53


Thanks, will be watching that later on. A couple of years ago, I found a few early field recordings of French fiddling on youtube; don't know if I saved the links or not - but there was good stuff there.

Johnbow - Posted - 08/27/2020:  10:43:54


I haven’t watched the doc yet but I know the documentarian recently put out a book of French fiddle tunes which I’ve thought about picking up. I’ll definitely watch it at some point.

RinconMtnErnie - Posted - 08/27/2020:  19:08:32


That's an interesting video. I actually own the author's book of French Fiddle Tunes. It's good.



I knew that the accordion had largely displaced the fiddle in France. The discussion of how the central government and institutions discouraged regional differences was thought provoking.

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