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Piano Man - Gérard Fauvin at Le Domaine Musciale de Pétignac

Piano Man - Gérard Fauvin at Le Domaine Musciale de Pétignac

You wouldn’t believe half of what happens in the southern Charente village of Pétignac, unless of course you happen to be a piano player, in which case a visit will feel like coming home.

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Getting it Together - how to find out what's on

Getting it Together - how to find out what's on

Finding live music performances once the summer festival season is over can seem an impossible task. Roger Moss talks to three local music-lovers who hope they have created the solution...

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Keeping The Mojo Workin’...

Keeping The Mojo Workin’...

Even the finest musical instruments need expert attention now and then to make sure they remain a pleasure to play. Roger Moss meets Atelier Tupelo’s Eric Buelly, whose passion is doing just that.

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Up Beat - Feeling the Squeeze

Up Beat - Feeling the Squeeze

When it comes to injecting a note of gaiety into social occasions, nothing has quite compared to the accordion. Roger Moss looks at the nation’s enduring love affair with these remarkable instruments...

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Up Beat - It’s Playtime...

Up Beat - It’s Playtime...

Winter beckons, and if the prospect of long nights by the fire leaves you cold, maybe it’s time to change the habits of a lifetime. Roger Moss suggests you might be surprised at the results...

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UpBeat - Summer Breeze

UpBeat - Summer Breeze

Summer in France has long been Festival Season, but live music can happen anywhere as Roger Moss finds out...

 

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A Feast of Fests - Summer Music Festivals in 2013

A Feast of Fests - Summer Music Festivals in 2013

Summer in France is often referred to as ‘the Festival Season’, and there’s certainly a whole lot happening around the region. Roger Moss reveals just some of what’s in store...

 

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Cognac Blues Passions - Once more, with Passion…

Cognac Blues Passions - Once more, with Passion…

This year Cognac Blues Passions celebrates its 20th Anniversary, so Roger Moss spoke to the flagship event’s Director and Programmer, Michel Rolland...

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On Song - Chorale Chantvalon

On Song - Chorale Chantvalon

With so many talented individuals performing around the region it’s easy to forget just how impressive a tight, well-rehearsed choir can sound. Roger Moss looks at the anglo-French phenomenon that is la Chorale Chantvallon...

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Steve Somers - The Player

Steve Somers - The Player

Roger Moss profiles one of the region’s busiest and most popular live performers: Steve Somers...

 

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