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  • Les Rita Mitsouko Pioneered The New Wave In France - April 9, 2021

    French bands always had a more challenging time in the rest of Europe. The success of the band Les Rita Mitsouko was all the more astonishing. The pioneers of the News Wave in France quickly earned a good reputation in the rest of the continent. Although the group never had[…]

  • Zaz And A Revival of French Music - June 30, 2020

    Probably, she is one of the most famous French singers after Edith Piaf. Isabelle Geffroy, better known as Zaz, has conquered France and the rest of Europe with ger song “Je veux”. Her smoky voice, paired with an irrepressible zest for life and made her sound something between jazz and[…]

  • Bagpipes The French Way – The Biniou - November 5, 2019

    Kilts and feathers are the first things that come to mind when you think of bagpipes. The beautiful wind instrument has always been associated with the Scottish culture and their way of life. People rarely realise that the bagpipes are more a part of the ‘Celtic’ culture than their Scottish[…]

  • A Classical Music Festival to Raise Funds in France – The Musique Cordiale - September 9, 2019

    There is a tiny sect of people around the world who love classical music these days. However, this might also be due to the low popularity in performing classical music other than by the symphony orchestras in different countries. France is a country that has brought a lot of innovative[…]

  • EDM on The Rise in France – Following The Electronic Wave - July 14, 2019

    As one of the most well-known and popular tourist destinations, France has quite a classy culture reputation. Most notably, these connotations come to mind when someone mentions the famous landmarks of beautiful Paris, such as the Louvre museum and the Eiffel Tower. However, France is also the home of the[…]

  • France’s Greatest International Music Festival – Fête de la Musique - May 23, 2019

    All around the world, each country has its own way of celebrating music – both in the emotional connection, it instills in people and the kind of creativity and artistic style that it brings about in artists. Almost everyone has heard of Coachella, Summerfest, and the New Orleans Jazz and[…]

  • Classical Music Festivals You Must Experience in France - March 25, 2019

    France, with its rich cultural history, has a lot of activities and events to offer. The world-famous music festivals of France with the best names in classical music are held all year round in astonishing venues like old churches, chateaux, and antique amphitheatres. We have compiled a list for the[…]

  • Blowing Their Own French Horn – French Classical Instruments - January 31, 2019

    Instruments are an essential part of music from time immemorial. They are also part of culture and religion. Music has been a common and frequent presence during festivals and celebrations. They are known to bring out emotions into the hearts of those who hear it. Many types of music come[…]

  • French Music in Classic Movies – Part 2 - October 18, 2018

    Our second trip to the movies to discover the music of France that have been featured in classic Hollywood films introduces even more brilliant songs and great films. In part one we started the credits rolling with Bucket List, Madagascar 3, A Good Year and French Kiss. In this part[…]

  • French Music in Classic Movies – Part 1 - October 2, 2018

    Hollywood and the American film industry in general have long had an infatuation with French music, usually to create a romantic or lighthearted atmosphere. French music can be quirky and sometimes downright irritating but in the right context can elevate a scene to great heights. For years Hollywood has turned[…]

  • The French Inspired Classical Music – Part 2 - September 30, 2018

    In part two of our blog to find the greatest French composers that influenced the world of classical music we move on from Debussy and Berlioz and delve into the worlds of three more great French composers: Bizet, Boulanger and Ravel. Georges Bizet Bizet is probably one of the most[…]

  • The French Inspired Classical Music – Part 1 - September 29, 2018

    When it comes to classical music most people’s thoughts immediately jump to Germany or perhaps Russia. And although Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky certainly led the way in some respects, let’s not forget the in-depth influence that the great French composers had on proceedings. In fact, much of[…]

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