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Malkine, Sonia  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
French  Search this
Phonograph records
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Notes, song texts, and English translations in booklet (8 p.) inserted in original cover. Notes include the article "Songs of France" by Malkine reprinted from Sing Out! (vol. 14, no. 3).
The selection of songs represents folk songs from various regions of France, as noted in track information.
Sung by Sonia Malkine accompanying herself on lute.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence pertaining to the recording, original cover art designs, production materials, business records, and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. En passant par la Lorraine (Passing through Lorraine) / Lorraine region
102. Dedans Marseille vient d'arriver (In Marseilles it just came) / Savoie region
103. Mon père avait 500 moutons (My father had 500 sheep) / Pouitou region
104. Les noisettes (The hazelnuts) / Bourgogne region
105. Prends ton fusil, Grégoire (Take your gun, Gregoire) / by Paul Feval, Vendée region
106. Voici la Saint-Jean (It is Saint John's Day)
107. Trois jeunes tambours (Three young drummers) / Artois region
108. Allez-allez (Go away!) / Normandie region
109. Lou baylero (The Baylero) / Auvergne region
201. Passant par Paris (Passing through Paris) / Ile-de-France region
202. Les trois fendeurs (The three woodcutters) / Franche-Comté region
203. Le jeune grenouille (The frog) / Orléanais region
204. La jambe me fait mal (My leg hurts) / Provence region
205. Le roi a fait battre tambour (The king called his drummers) / Saintonge region
206. Les trois marins de Groix (Three sailors from Groix) / Bretagne region
207. Mon pere m'a donne un mari (My father gave me a husband) / Touraine region
208. Sur les marches du palais (On the palace steps)
Publisher number:
FW 8741 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Folk songs, French  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 8741
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections