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Jean Crepeau Christmas Special (1987)

En Français



Genre: French, Performance

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-12-19

Duration: 00:23:20

Subjects: Holidays | Christmas | Crepeau, Jean | Music | Lute | Guitarists | Renaissance


  • Crepeau, Jean Performer


This special Christmas episode of the series “En Francais” from December 19, 1987, features Jean Crepeau, a classical guitarist, composer, and music historian from Lafayette, performing songs from the Renaissance and his own compositions on the guitar and lute. Crepeau performs: “Greensleeves”; “Guardame las Vacas”; “Rujero y Paradetas” by Gaspar Sanz; “Mrs. Winter’s Jump” by John Dowland; “Wilson’s Wilde” by William Byrd; “Alman” by Robert Johnson; “Lord Inchiquin” by Turlough O’Carolan; “The Earl of Salisbury’s Pavan” by William Byrd; “English Medieval Dance”; “Mrs. Power” (O’Carolan’s Concerto); and “Untitled” and “Improvisation” by Jean Crepeau.