CDs and Music DVDs

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Softly sung timeless poems and music with unusual musical instruments like the didgeridoo

Le premier CD d’Isabelle Cyr : des chansons douces et de texture intemporelle, à contre-courant des modes du moment

Soft Electro-Pop Music and Songs with one Mini-Valley 2007 Festival Award Winner.

Darlinga - mini-CD (5 chansons) de musique pop-électro douce

World Music, African Music - with words in original language and English translations

Le nouveau CD très dansant de Youssou N'Dour, Rokku Mi Rokka

Among the best French songs from the 70's - Michel Fugain and his chorus and dancers. Original recordings of his greatest hits!

Parmi les plus belles chansons des années 1970 : CD Michel Fugain Les plus grands succès - enregistrements originaux !

Great traditional French children's songs with a medley which includes Alouette, Frère Jacques, etc.

Watch some trailers on YouTube: Le temps des pommes (Apple Season) and Pot pourri (Medley)

Super chouette CD de chansonnettes pour enfants Étoile, cacahuète et ritournelles d'Isabelle Lemme et Eveline Gélinas

Italian street songs by Montrealer Marco Calliari, including O Sole Mio

CD Mia dolce vita de Marco Calliari

Watch Marco Calliari LIVE at the FrancoFolies de Montréal 2007

Portuguese and Spanish songs, poems, fado, bolero and tango

CD Drama Box de Misia

And about her show: Spectacle de MISIA aux FrancoFolies de Montréal 2007

Super chouette CD de chansonnettes pour enfants Étoile, cacahuète et ritournelles d'Isabelle Lemme et Eveline Gélinas

Jeanne Cherhal is a lively French singer on stage who sings all about water with a fragile voice. CD L'eau de Jeanne Cherhal

And about her show: Spectacle de Jeanne Cherhal aux FrancoFolies de Montréal 2007
This TV series featuring Golden Globe Award winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers contains original recordings by Elvis. ELVIS, la minisérie -
Coffret de 2 DVD avec enregistrements originaux du KING
Juliette Greco is a fabulous French singer who still sings beautifully at 80. Her husband and music arranger as well as pianist used to work with Jacques Brel. She was awarded a Prize for Lifetime Musical Achievement. Juliette Greco aux Francos de Montréal : un nouveau CD Spécial Victoires de la musique 2007
with Montreal Press Conference extract available on YOUTUBE.
Intakto is a Montreal duo composed of a violinist and a Chile-born singer who sings in Spanish. Wheter sung or musical, all pieces of this CD are bound to stir some emotions. Intakto, le duo et Todavia, le CD
Toumani Diabate and his Symmetric Orchestra are a legend in Mali, mixing traditional African music with modern instruments. The result is an amazing listening pleasure. La musique de l'Empire mandingue interprétée par Toumani Diabaté et son Symmetric Orchestra
In your eyes, a great summer song by Star Academy 2003 Marie-Hélène Thibert Dans tes yeux , by Marie-Hélène Thibert
Beautiful, soft, tropical music featuring the 2007 Festival artists Festival international Nuits d'Afrique 2007
Beautiful French songs, words about being there for self and others, easy to understand, great background music, own production. CD Être là de Jacky Poulin
Radio, Musique Plus (French Much Music TV channel) VJ Claude Rajotte introduces his favorites, downtempo and chill out music for the weekend. L’Univers de Rajotte : CD compilation pour un printemps downtempo
François Dompierre has been given an order by Kent Nagano and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal to compose the music for a concert-event with the MSO next season. This CD gives a flair of his fabulous composer and pianist capabilities Un tout nouveau CD de François Dompierre : Dompierre par Dompierre, flash-back
Soft jazz from the bottom of the ocean with dolphin like sounds CD jazz d’Ivanhoe Jolicoeur, Bathyscaphe
Swing Jazz and songs by 4. Lively and fun. Christine Tassan et les ImposteurEs : De bon matin
Soft JAZZ - A spring breeze. Brazilian, Spanish and French songs, all sung in French and accompanied by great musicians Caroline Nadeau : Si fragile

JAZZ and a MOVIE with lots of extras, making of sequences in brand new CD+2DVDs of Vic Vogel playing his own Steinway piano purchased at an early age. Includes complete copy of his movie The Brass Man presented in Montreal as world premiere in February 2007.
CD+2DVDs by Vic Vogel Je joue mon piano, nouveau coffret CD+2DVD de Vic Vogel
The Gryphon Trio multimedia show of christian world by Christos Hatzis has been getting good reviews in English Canada. CD Constantinople
by the Gryphon Trio
Constantinople and Multimedia show at the Montreal HighLights Festival by the Gryphon Trio
Parisian priest Abbé Pierre, best known all over the world for his Emmaus charity endeavours, has now left us. He taped a CD and a DVD of prayers and spiritual messages in Canada in 2004, called Before I Go... Abbé Pierre CD/DVD L'Abbé Pierre :
Avant de Partir ...
Parents Choice GOLD Award. Beautifully illustrated and fun songs. Book and CD in French. Also available as CD only. Tells the story of a young duck travelling from the Prairies to Broadway, on his own, to follow his dream. Perfect children swinging songs. Children's Book with CD Un canard à New York (A Duck in New York)
or CD only Un canard à New York
Un canard à New York
CD VIC VOGELThe 70-year-old Montreal jazzman of Hungarian origin living on the Plateau has recorded 8 duos with his long time soloist musicians and a solo on his own Steinway piano which he bought at the age of 16. Sincere jazz CD. CD VIC VOGEL, 1+1=2 Nouveau CD de Vic Vogel : 1+1=2
A Christmas Buzz, that is. Classical and silly all at the same time, by fabulous wind instrument artists and choir. New arrangements of traditional XMAS songs. CD BUZZ NOËL CD BUZZ NOËL
Beautifully illustrated book and CD of children's songs written by French Québécois poet Félix Leclerc (1914-1988) CHAPEAU! FÉLIX CHAPEAU! FÉLIX
Two beautiful instrumental music CDs: one piano to honour a brand new grandson and one gipsy violin interpretation of Quebec favorite songs.
Québec Passion by Sergeï Trofanov
Life is a dream by pianist Mimi Blais
Life is a dream (Musicalement vôtre) de Mimi Blais et Québec Passion de Sergeï Trofanov
Classical VIVALDI, 7 concertos, beautiful and rare baroque flute and bassoon with orchestra Arion's Chiaroscuro Vivaldi CD

Arion CD Chiaroscuro : Que du bonheur, signé Vivaldi

Also in concert

Beautiful soft jazz This link to an earlier Sylvain Cossette CD another step du Sylvain Cossette Quartet
Beautiful soft jazz Richard Gagnon TROMBONES ACTION : CD Intro Richard Gagnon TROMBONES ACTION : CD Intro

Fabulous classical music CD of 3 Rhapsodies by Canadian composer André Mathieu, by Russian composer Sergeï Rachmaninov and American composer George Gershwin

NEWS October 25, 2006 - Critically acclaimed, this CD, available in stores since October 17, has taken the number one position on the Canadian Classical Nielsen Soundscan chart, surpassing Sting’s latest CD, as well as CDs by Il Divo, Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli.

Alain Lefèvre and OSM RHAPSODIES

Alain Lefèvre et l'OSM lancent un nouveau CD Rhapsodies

More Jazz, Classical, Dance, Easy Listening, English and French Music CD

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