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Cants D'en Amont / Ensemble En Prals

Ensemble En Prals
Label:  Specials   Catalog #: 13112  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Vesubia is a valley in the hinterlands of Nice whose situation away from all main traffic routes has not only protected it from outside influences, but also means that all the old traditions are still alive there. The gestures of daily life are still accompanied by song, as are the evenings spent together and the ceremonies surrounding births and deaths. Thierry Cornillon is a native of the valley and has inherited many of these living traditions. But he is also resolutely a man of his time, and thus combines tradition and totally modern creativity. Other Vesubian-born natives take part his this very special group production - Jean-Baptiste Cornillon (Thierry's father), Danielle Franzin, and Bruno Berchi for the quartet, the Lanciour group Read more for the choir and last but definitely not least, Zéphirin Castellon, a symbol of the valley and all it represents. Read less

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