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7,8, 9 and 10 June 2018.
Interview in the Spring 2017 issue of the digital magazine Accordion Life Today.
"Aquarelles: possibly the most beautiful sheet music book ever published"
Just when they had an “important” show, the girlfriend went ill. And Cherie didn’t feel confident enough to do it just on her own. That was how I came in, somebody knew me. But there was one problem, I was not a girl! The solution was this: we were ... more
Jean-Pierre Guiran explains how the accordion works, but what is happening here?
Broken Dreams is going to be broadcast in America!!! People in Oklahoma can see it twice: OETA will show it on 2 June 7pm and OKLA on 21 June 4pm, 2016. See also www.brokendreams.eu
Broken Dreams is the remarkable life story of a Dakota that was supposed to be used for the Soldier of Orange musical in the Netherlands. But everything turned out different than planned... This particular Dakota was involved in a terrible accident (on Friday the 13th) while being transported on the road.
The song Clandestin (Accordeon Melancolique CD Les Invités) has been used in this documentary by Suzanne van Leendert.
In Johannes Wieland's -Because there isn't any- the dancers seemed to spend quite a bit of time on the floor. Wieland's piece, which includes having the dancers speak, featured a really entertaining score by Jean-Pierre Guiran for accordion duo played with blithe lyricism by Bob Goldberg and Michel Ippolito. The music alone made it enjoyable but the piece went on too long.
On February 4, 2010 in the Teatro de Madrid the premiere took place of EWES, a new choreography by Amaury Lebrun. Among other music he used music of Accordéon Mélancolique. The dance piece, which is about the shortage of drinking water, was conducted by Compañía Nacional de Danza II from Spain.
Review in El Pais
Music by Accordéon Mélancolique used in Julliard production
Review in Oberon's Grove.
Review in the New York Times
In the US documentary short film "Picasso and Braque go to the movies" music of Accordeon Melancolique has been used! Cubists LLC, D.P. Petr Hlinomaz HD Documentary. Producer: Arne Glimcher, Robert Greenhut, Martin Scorsese
The Last Day In this Dutch short film music is used made by Accordeon Melancolique. The premiere will be on the Dutch Film Festival in September 2008. Later on the film will be shown on the Dutch television and problably in other countries. Scenario: Helena van der Meulen direction: Saskia Diesing producer: Lemming Film.
Watch the (non-spoken) film here https://www.cinema.nl/nps-kort/media/4116382/de-laatste-dag-kort-2008
Baantjer was a policeman in Amsterdam for many years. One day he started writing crime novels. He sold millions copies of his books in many languages, films and TV series were made. Music of Accordéon Mélancolique was used in a Dutch TV documentary about his life as policeman. You can watch it here https://www.uitzendinggemist.net/aflevering/56047/Profiel.html
Radiostation Classic FM is playing often our music.
On march 27th, 2008 more films have been added to youtube.com. Search for
Resemblance, contemporary NewYork dance duet.
"Le Nid Aimé" review in the US world music magazine "Dirty Linen", read more
Photo is made during the performance at Arbaejarsafn museum, Iceland. July 21th 2003
In the Netherlands Accordeon Melancolique is succesfully touring with new repertoire, most of it original compositions. Often the concerts are given with cooperation with the poet T. Buwe. If you would like to receive details by email, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy a tour of The National park at Ellis Island in New York, USA where immigrants were processed for entry into the US for many years. The tour is for Ellis Island and Liberty Island where the statue of Liberty is. There is no specific address as you have to take a boat to get there (there are two islands) and you can catch a boat from New York or New Jersey. While listening to the tourist information on the MP3 player provided you can also enjoy fragments of music by Accordeon Melancolique. The Mp3 tour will be available till 2008.
When you go to Paris, don't be surprised to hear Accordeon Melancolique playing on the information Channel in up to 50 Hotels.
WDYN is playing our music, read
L'heure bleu. During this program broadcasted on the Dutch national radio on januari 15, 2003, thirteen tracks of our albums were given airplay.
How do you play beautiful music on a ugly instrument. For one hour we talked (in Dutch) about this item. We were guests in the program de Wandelende Tak VPRO RADIO NL. focused on worldmusic. Besides tracks of our CDs also live recordings were used.
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