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Selection of classical, jazz and contemporary music > Chansons de Paris (12CD - 320 chansons)

Selection of classical, jazz and contemporary music Chansons de Paris (12CD - 320 chansons)

  • By Various authors
  • Price: £25.00 + vat
  • ISBN: 3149024228858
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 01/11/2021 if you order today

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Paris is well worth a mass, said Henri IV in 1593, and countless were those who, feeling that Paris was worth a song or two, did their best to celebrate the most beautiful city in the world. Troubadours, poets, prose-writers, composers, revolutionaries, cabaret singers and singer-songwriters, both from France and abroad, outdid each other in terms of imagination and poetry in order to bestow upon Paris the greatest song book ever written worldwide for the sake of a city. Nothing escaped the impassioned pen of her partisans: neither her failings not her virtues, neither her customs nor her inhabitants, neither her splendours nor her seediness. From 'Paris je t'aime d amour' sung by Maurice Chevalier to Léo Ferré's disillusioned 'Paris je ne t'aime plus', from Cole Porter's 'I love Paris' as sung by Frank Sinatra to Vernon Duke's 'April in Paris' as sung by Billie Holiday, 320 tracks are included here, making up the largest anthology ever devoted to the City of Light, a tribute to her international influence. Divided into 12 chapters, this compilation provides a very comprehensive overview of the rich variety of songs which make up this seemingly inexhaustible repertoire...

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Series Selection of classical, jazz and contemporary music Title Chansons de Paris (12CD - 320 chansons)
Subject French Language French
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 2013 Authors Various authors
Binding Other Pages N/A
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 460
ESB Code 52290 ISBN 3149024228858
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 01/11/2021 if you order today
  Price £25.00 + vat

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