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Jean Crepeau - Renaissance (1987)

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Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: French, Interview, Performance

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-02-08

Duration: 00:28:51

Subjects: Crepeau, Jean | French language | Music | Renaissance | Lute | Guitarists

Contributors:

  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Crepeau, Jean Interviewee

Description

This episode of the series “En Francais” from February 8, 1987, features James Fontenot’s interview with Jean Crepeau, a classical guitarist, composer, and music historian from Lafayette, who discusses musical traditions during the Renaissance. Crepeau also performs several songs on the lute and guitar, including: Pavane, “Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie”; Tourdion; Basse Dance, “La Brosse”; Chanson, “Tant Que Vivray”; Pavane; Gaillard; La Volta; Le Trotto; La Rotta; and Premiere Niege ’76. Fontenot accompanies Crepeau on “Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie.”