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The musical traditions from County of Nice: Music introduction - Cross-over
Popular songs - Animal songs - Racy songs - Work songs
Political, social and satirical songs - Contemporary songs
Carnival tunes - Circumstance tunes - Close couple dances - Characters dances - Farandole - Feasts - Round dances of May
Music for children
Chimes & knells - Sacred & religious music - Christmas carols from County of Nice - Sanctuaries

Brief survey of the traditional musics from the South of France: The Occitany - Limoux’ carnival tunes
The Piedmont - The Provence - Christmas carols from Provence

Other countries

traditional musics county Nice, fife

Legend (click icons, on the left side of tunes title, to access to corresponding files):
 listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune“fife & drums” MIDI file (a)(b)(c). listen the Midi file for this brass band traditional music tune“brass band” MIDI file (a)(b)(c). listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune“other instruments” MIDI file (a)(b)(c).                         
score of this traditional tunescore: PDF file (b)(c).Lyrics for this traditional folksonglyrics.
You may download MIDI and scores files as a whole from the Download page.
(a) Tunes will sound better if your computer is connected to a high-fidelity amplifier.
(b) Without any further observation, arrangements and harmonizations by J.-G. Maurandi.
(c) These files and their content are © 2001-2021 Jean-Gabriel Maurandi.
The Provence

1. The Provence
2. Stock of traditional songs and dances
     2a. The Corpus Christi plays in Aix-en-Provence
     2b. The Tarasque plays in Tarascon
     2c. Other traditional tunes and popular songs

The Provence

Stock of music snatches

The circumstances specific to Provence are very varied: Corpus Christi plays in Aix-en-Provence, Tarasque plays in Tarascon; feasts and pilgrimages of Saint-Eloi, Saint-Honorat, Saint-Marc, Saint-Pancrace, Saint-Sauveur; bravado of Saint-Tropez; la Bello-Estello (the Beautiful-Star, i.e. Epiphany)...

The Corpus Christi plays in Aix-en-Provence

listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Danso dei chivau-frus (Dance of the “petticoats-horses” or “dashing-horses”). Tune popularized by Georges Bizet. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi. See also The movies.
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Èr dei dansaire n° 1 or Lei grand dansaire (Tune of the “great dancers”). Traditional from Provence, harmonization and MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Èr dei dansaire n° 2 (Tune of the “small dancers”). Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Èr dòu guet (Tune of the watch). Traditional from Provence, harmonization and MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
Èr de la rèino Sabo (Tune of the Queen of Sheba).
Marcho dòu lue-tenènt de Prince (March for the lieutenant of Prince of Love).
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune La Passado (The Passing). Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.

The Tarasque plays in Tarascon

La Bouto embriago (The Drunk Barrel).
Lou Courdèu (The Cord).
La Courso de la Tarasca (The Chase of the Tarasca).
Lou Drapèu (The Flag).
L’Esturioun o La Barco de Tounin (The Sturgeon or The Antonine’s Small Boat).
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Farandoulo dei tarascaire (Farandole of the tarascaire, known as Farandole from Provence in the County of Nice). The “timbre” (tune which can receive different and exchangeable texts) of this farandole has travelled up to north-east of France: it is found within an alsacian Christmas carol, Ich Wünsch Euch. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi. See also The movies.
Jue de la pico (Play of the Pike).
Parado dei tarascaire (Parade of the tarascaire).
Pauso dei tarascaire (Rest of the tarascaire).
La Rèino Sabo (The Queen of Sheba).
Sant Cristèu (Saint Christopher).
Sant Sebastian (Saint Sebastien).

Traditional tunes and popular songs

And some other titles of traditional tunes and popular songs, simply sorted in alphabetical order.

listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune La Barba (The Beard) or La Ceba (The Onion). This farandole is often played during Carnival. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
Lo Bofet (The Bellows).
listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Lyrics for this traditional folksong Coupo santo (Holy cup). Music according to Nicolas Saboly, Guihaume, Tòni, Pèire. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune score of this traditional tune Lyrics for this traditional folksong Lei Courdello (The Laces), play-dance. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
Li Esclops (The Wooden Clogs).
listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Lyrics for this traditional folksong Lou Galant dins lou pous (The Gallant in the Well), traditional song, collected by Damase Arbaud. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi. See also Lou Pous.
listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Lyrics for this traditional folksong Masurca souto li pins (Mazurka under the pine trees). Lyrics by Charles, known as Charloun Rieu, Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi. See also The movies.
listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Monferina, mounferina according to a manuscript from the 18th century found in Provence , MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.
listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune score of this traditional tune Pregordine (from gordina, “pretentious”), according to a manuscript from the 18th century found in Provence, to be compared with the Perigourdina niçoise from A stacada. Traditional from Provence, MIDI scheduling by J.-G. Maurandi.

See also Christmas carols from Provence.


Legend (click icons, on the left side of tunes title, to access to corresponding files):
 listen the Midi file for this fife & drum traditional music tune“fife & drums” MIDI file (a)(b)(c). listen the Midi file for this brass band traditional music tune“brass band” MIDI file (a)(b)(c). listen the Midi file for this traditional music tune“other instruments” MIDI file (a)(b)(c).                         
score of this traditional tunescore: PDF file (b)(c).Lyrics for this traditional folksonglyrics.
You may download MIDI and scores files as a whole from the Download page.
(a) Tunes will sound better if your computer is connected to a high-fidelity amplifier.
(b) Without any further observation, arrangements and harmonizations by J.-G. Maurandi.
(c) These files and their content are © 2001-2021 Jean-Gabriel Maurandi.

© 2001-2021 Jean-Gabriel Maurandi.


The musical traditions from County of Nice: Music introduction - Cross-over
Popular songs - Animal songs - Racy songs - Work songs
Political, social and satirical songs - Contemporary songs
Carnival tunes - Circumstance tunes - Close couple dances - Characters dances - Farandole - Feasts - Round dances of May
Music for children
Chimes & knells - Sacred & religious music - Christmas carols from County of Nice - Sanctuaries

Brief survey of the traditional musics from the South of France: The Occitany - Limoux’ carnival tunes
The Piedmont - The Provence - Christmas carols from Provence

Other countries


traditional musics county Nice, fife


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