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Jean Crepeau - Baroque (1987)

En Français



Genre: French, Performance

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-11-22

Duration: 00:28:07

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


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Crepeau, Jean Performer


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 22, 1987, features James Fontenot’s interview with Jean Crepeau, a classical guitarist, composer, and music historian from Lafayette, who discusses musical traditions during the Baroque era. Crepeau also performs several songs on the guitar and lute, including: “Douce Dame Jolie” by Gullaume de Machaut with vocal accompaniment by Fontenot; an Italian Saltarello; “Suite en Re mineur” by Robert de Visee; and “Pieces de Lut” by Jacques Bittner.