This is the first time that an anthology representing the cultural heritage of French traditional music has been released to the general public. This 10-volume anthology featuring nearly 300 songs, provide a complete ethnomusicological panorama of the musical culture of France. The titles (recorded between 1900 and 2006) reveal the timeless and lasting nature of a collective memory reaching across whole generations. Each CD covers a different area of France with a distinct musical tradition. Lastly, the collection also explores music in French from overseas including folk music from North America.
10 CDs + booklet in French