Series for Charles Spira

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One of the great joys of listening to French Chanson is witnessing the tradition being picked up and renewed by a younger generation, who respects the paradigm of the genre created by their elders.

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We bring French Language Popular Music to English Speaking Audiences. The genre is beloved all over the world, frequently by people who do not speak any French. No French language skills are required to enjoy the shows

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Through French Chanson we can learn how the French live, love and think. Five more episodes exploring beautiful voices and melodies. No French language skills needed to enjoy the show.

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French Chanson, as celebrated today and yesterday, with an English commentary. You will love this genre!

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The constant discovery of new talent in "French Chanson" allows us to introduce many great new songs. Enjoy this wonderful genre!

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Listen to the best of French Chanson with a commentary in English. At least 6 artists with one of their songs in each episode.

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We continue to explore the quintessential French Chanson. We seek out the artists who, in previous decades,became famous throughout the Francophone world and beyond, as well as today's rising stars who create a vibrant future for the genre. The commentary is in English. No need to speak or understand French to enjoy the show.

Caption: Painters Place du Tertre, Montmartre, Credit: Jose Lledo
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French Chanson renews itself constantly and the songs from the 1950's and beyond coexist beautifully with those of the second decade of the 21st Century because they have a common paradigm. We, the listeners, reap the benefits when we listen to the former as well as the latter.

Caption: A scene in Paris in the Quartier Latin
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A wonderful kaleidoscope of contemporary and traditional French language songs with English commentary. No knowledge of French is expected. Best enjoyed with a glass of good wine.

Caption: Tearoom in Rouen, Credit: Lydia Roelandts, Antwerp, Belgium
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Five more episodes of "Bonjour Chanson" where we explore the so-called "New Stage" named for the young singers and songwriters who renew "French Chanson" but also celebrate the great singer/songwriters of yesteryear.

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French Chanson is like a mountain spring with pristine water. It keeps on giving from its inventory of talented artists, beautiful melodies and poetic texts. We continue our journey through this wonderful genre. The commentary is in English.

Caption: Beuvron-en-Auge, Credit: Eddy Goedtkindt, Antwerp, Belgium
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Enjoy wonderful French Language songs from today and yesterday. Each episode introduces 6 Francophone Artists in English with one of their songs.

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Beautiful French language songs from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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French Chanson is a gift to the World. It is loved beyond the Francophone countries. The Japanese, Koreans, Chinese, Nepalese, to name but a few, love the genre. You need no French skills to enjoy the show.

Caption: Maison Carree, Nîmes. , Credit: Lydia Roelandts, Antwerp, Belgium
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We continue our exploration of French Language Popular Music with songs from yesterday and today. Through the English commentary you'll learn about the artists and what the songs are about. Pour yourself a glass of good wine and enjoy the beautiful voices and melodies.

Caption: Beaune, Provence, France, Credit: Lydia Roelandts, Antwerp, Belgium
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Thirty more beautiful French language songs introduced in English and you do not need to speak French to enjoy them,

Caption: A scene in Dieppe, Credit: Courtesy of Lydia Roelandts
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In the first 20 Series of "Bonjour Chanson" we have introduced 600 distinct French Language songs in less than eight years. In Series 21 we'll introduce 30 more songs and you do not need to understand French to enjoy the show.

Caption: Deauville, Credit: Lydia Roelandts
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French Chanson is a rich musical genre You do not need to understand French to enjoy the music. In this Series we continue our exploration of new artists and we revisit those who already have made their mark and who continue to charm us.

Caption: Window in the Town of Cassis, France
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We bring French Language Popular Music to English Speakers and you do not need any French Language skills to enjoy the show.

Caption: Diners study the menu at Café St. Régis on Ile Saint-Louis, Credit: Mina Carson/Dreamstime
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French Chanson is constantly evolving. We introduce the artists of the New French Scene and those who have endured over the years.

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"Bonjour Chanson" has been introducing English speakers to "French Chanson since 2008. The genre is rich and diverse and constantly renews itself. There is never any danger of running out of exciting songs. You do not need to speak French to enjoy the shows!

Caption: Charente Maritime, Credit: by courtesy of Lydia Roelandts
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Since 2008 "Bonjour Chanson" has brought a wide range of Francophone artists to the English speaking Public. The artists and songs are introduced in English and this information greatly adds to the listening pleasure.

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In this, the 15th Series of 5 episodes, we introduce 30 more beautiful French Language Songs with an English commentary. The artists are introduced and you'll know what the songs are about. Sit back and enjoy!

Caption: Wildflowers in Provence., Credit: Courtesy of Lydia Roelandts, Antwerp, Belgium
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Another Series of 30 beautiful songs from the Francophone World, presented to English speaking audiences. Yes, you can enjoy French Chanson even if you do not understand French.

Caption: Saint-Paul de Vence, Credit: courtesy Dr. George Pikler, Tulsa, OK.
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We are always on the lookout for great French singers and songs that will appeal to the English speaking public, ...and we find them. The episodes, in this, the 13th Series of Bonjour Chanson, constitute the proof!

Caption: Provence, Credit: Lydia Roelandts, Antwerp, Belgium
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Bonjour Chanson brings a kaleidoscope of French Language Popular Music to English speakers. The artists and songs are introduced in English. French language skills are not required.

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Brighten gaps in your programming with color and emotion. In each installment of 'Love The French Way' which runs from 4 to 7 minutes, we introduce your audience to a beautiful French Love Ballad which will brighten their day!

Caption: Lavender of Provence, Credit: James Rothschild, Baltimore, Maryland
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We believe that French Language Popular Music has much to offer to the English speaking public. We continue our quest to bring the best artists and songs to English speaking listeners. No French language skills are required to enjoy the shows.

Caption: Van Gogh's Room St Remy de Provence.
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All over the U.S. we find people who like French Chanson. Some speak French, many don't. We bring the stories of the artists and their songs in English to enable everyone to enjoy the genre. To date, in Series 1 through 9, we have introduced 270 songs to our listeners and we are only getting started.

Caption: Cherries in a French Market, Credit: Jim Rothschild, Baltimore, MD.
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240 French Language songs to date and counting! Follow us on our continued journey into French Language Popular Music. No need to speak French to enjoy this musical genre.