FRENCH MUSIC
MUSETTE 110 SUCCESS
Undoubtedly the most comprehensive collection of Musette music.
Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6*
£24
each book
* books 1 and 6 no longer available from us.
Each volume contains 110 pieces. Easy to read melody line with chord symbols. Spiral bound for ease of use. Lists of contents available on request.
110 BEST SONGS
£19.50 each book REDUCED to £15 each

Same size and presentation as the Musette books above but  with the inclusion of French lyrics.

 Book 2 1940 - 1960     Book 4 1980 - 1990     Book 5 1980 - 1990
    
  
ACCORAMA 1
£7
Very easy arrangements of 6 well-known melodies in full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 1
Loupo ~ Barcarole ~ Plaisir d’Amour ~ Plaisir des Bois ~ Jeux Interdits ~Tristesse

ACCORAMA 2
£7

Easy arrangements of 7 pieces for special occasions in full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 1-2
Wedding March ~ Carnival of Venice ~ Ave Maria ~ Happy Birthday ~ Serenade ~ Emperor’s Waltz ~ La Marseillaise
ACCORDEON COCKTAIL
£6 each book

4 graded selections in a variety of styles. 5 or 6 good melodies in each book. Full stave format + chord symbols.
Book 1

Not currently available

Book 2

La Basket de Mozart ~ Blue Time ~ Comic Dixie ~ Echo Mosellan
Petit Coeur Solitaire ~ Manege d’Antan.   Grade 3-4

Book 3

La Fete aux Sables ~ Une Samba pour Quentin ~ Petite Balade
Dolcissimo ~ Bercy Ole.  
Grade 4-5 

Book 4

Tarentelle a Mikonos ~ Mozart Pardonnez-moi ~ Marche Turque
Three/Four for Maryline ~ Clin d’oeil de Paris ~ Marie-Claude.   Grade 5-6

 

 
ACCORDION FACILE (with play-back CD)
£16.50 each book inc. CD

5 books of well presented favourites in full stave notation with chord symbols. Elementary yet full arrangements by Michel Lorin which allow the budding accordionist to play hitherto unreachable melodies in easy stages. Essentially French with a few universal hits for added spice.
15 titles in each book. Grade 3+

Book 1 

Les Amants d’un Jour ~ La Saint-Hubert ~ Aubade d’Oiseaux 
C’est si Bon ~ La Paloma ~ Fleur de Paris ~ Valse Brun ~ Le Sud
Le Denicheur ~ Reine de Musette, etc.

Book 2

Le Ciel, le Soleil et la Mer ~ La Goualante du Pauvre Jean
La Bamba ~ Ca Gaze ~ La Java des As ~ Retour des Hirondelles
Les Routiers ~ Marina ~ Bille de Billard, etc.

Book 3

Bal de la Marine ~ Espoirs Perdus ~ Riquita ~ Complainte des Infideles
Plaisir D’Amour ~ Domino ~ Maison pres de la Fontaine ~ Java Bleue
La Vie en Rose ~  Brise Napolitaine, etc.

Book 4 Concerto d’Automne ~ Fleur de Neige ~ P’tit Bal du Samedi Soir
Souvenirs, Souvenirs ~ Je Vous ai Reconnue ~ Nuits de Chine
Deux Petits Chaussons (Limelight), etc.

Book 5

Bourrasque ~ Germaine ~ La Java des As ~ La Polka des Fiances
Les Triolets ~ Indifference ~ Barnum Circus ~ Reve d’Accordeoniste
Princesse-accordeon ~ Balajo, etc.

 
BAL MUSETTE
£9

A book of 7 original compositions by Gisela Probst written in full stave format with chord symbols.
Nice simple musette waltzes with separate 2nd part. Grade 2-3
Dans une rue de Paris ~ Giselle ~ La reine de Paris ~ Madeleine ~ Le clochard de Paris, etc.

BAL MUSETTE
£8.50
This book evokes the atmosphere of Paris in the 1930s when the valse musette reigned supreme.   The seven catchy duets in this book have been written especially for the accordion in musette style and provide a source of playing fun - the players' musical interpretation will enhance this.   All the pieces can be played as solos as well as duets and there is separate music for the second part.   Grade 4-5
Bal Musette ~ C'est La Vie ~ Joujou ~ Belle Epoque ~ Mon Plaisir ~ Souvenir de Paris ~ Belle de Jour

BOUQUET de CHANSONS d’ALSACE
£10

A well produced book of 25 original folklore and popular songs from the Alsace area of France presented in full stave format with chord symbols. Lyrics in German. Charming illustrations of Alsace. Grade 3-4

C’EST LA VIE !
£6

very pleasant musette waltzes and polkas by J. Maxim for accordion solo/duo. Full stave format with chord symbols. Fun to play. Grade 4-5

CHANSONS FRANCAISES
£10 each book
Books 1 and 2.  Tow albums of French folk music each containing a varied selection of more than 20 authentic folk songs.
Simple melodies, impeccably presented, easy to learn and play. Full stave notation with chord symbols.  French lyrics. Titles on request. Grade 1-3
 

EN DUO
£7.50 each book

3 books with delightful duet arrangements by Vincent Menweg. Grade 5
Book 1 Not currently available
Book 2 Tendre Melancolie ~ Une Espagnole a Paris ~ Marche du Millenium ~ Sentimental Waltz ~ Vagues ~ Normandes ~ Piccolo Tango
Book 3 Mon Amant de St. Jean ~ Dalida for Ever No.1 ~ Serenade Andalouse ~ Mille Accordeons ~ El Pequeno
Trevani with Jean Marc Torchy & Vincent Menweg
FRENCH MUSIC FOR ACCORDION
£11

25 tunes well known French titles arranged for accordion by Larry Hallar and nicely presented in full stave format with chord symbols.
Grade 4-5
La Cigoula ~ Trompette Musette ~ Calinerie ~ Grande Ronde ~ Perles de Cristal ~ Accordeon Samba Fleur de Paris ~ Alhambra ~ D’la Valse dans ma Musette ~ Adios Sevilla ~ Ma Rose d’Alsace, etc.

FRENCH TANGOS FOR ACCORDION
£15
Book with CD
33 Tangos, with a rumba and pasodoble for good measure arranged in full stave notation by the American arranger Gary Dahl.
All the tunes are performed on the accompanying CD.    Grade 5

   

MARYLINE – LET’S GO
£7
A selection of lively pieces presented in full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 4-6

Polka Vagabonde ~ Fraulein Liliput ~ Petite Balade Fiesta Espana ~ Moonlight over the Seine Bonjour Maryline ~ My Little Rose ~ Bercy Ole

Maryline

 
 
 
MUSETTE 1    MUSETTE 2    MUSETTE 3   
£11 each book
Three selections of waltzes, polkas and Javas in full stave format with chord symbols.   Intermediate +
Book 1  Bouquet d'Etincelles ~ Bourrasque ~ Ca Gaze ~ Convoitise ~ Fetiche ~ Fleche    d'Or ~ La Mangave ~ L'Interdite ~ Martelette ~ Mon Tour de France ~ Musette en Goguette Polkinette ~ Reine de Musette ~ Ton Sourire ~ Trompette Musette ~ Valse a Deddy
Book 2  Auteuil Longchamp ~ Baraldinette ~ Bohemienne ~ Domino ~ En Coup de Vent ~ Entrainante ~ Escapade ~ Java du Printemps ~ La Fete des As ~ La Mouff ~ Plaisance Fox ~ Rapid ~ Retour des Hirondelles ~ Rivalite ~ Style Musette ~ 9 Rue de Lappe
Book 3  Ballade a Nogent ~ Belle Sevranaise ~ Comet Valse ~ Confidences ~ Deux Clefs ~ Fantaisie-Polka ~ Galopade ~ Gracieuse ~ Les Bluets ~ L'Infidele ~ Mascotte-Musette ~ Napolitanitta ~ Reve d'Accordeoniste ~ Reveil Musette ~ Valse des As ~ 15th Avenue

MUSETTE FESTIVAL
£8 each book

3 books of French musette waltzes for accordion solo or duet.
7 titles in each book. Full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 4-5
Book 1  Domino ~ Sous les Ponts de Paris ~ Sous le Ciel de Paris ~  Maryline ~ Kir Royal ~ Rue la Rose ~ Petite Boutique
Book 2  Pigalle ~ La Bourrasque ~ La Violette ~ Jeannine ~ Sous les Toits de Paris ~ Bonjour Juliette ~ La Piacenza.
Book 3  Mademoiselle de Paris ~ Papillon de nuit ~ Bois de Boulogne ~ Adieu, Halley! ~ Der Student Geht Vorbei ~ La Seine ~ Air de Paris

 
MUSETTE & CHARME
£13.50

12 very tuneful duets written for accordion by Sebastien Consiglio and Claude Geney in various rhythms. Good presentation with separate music for 2nd part.
Fun to play. Spiral bound for ease of use. Grade 4-6
Lady Marguerita ~ Gratinee Musette ~ El Paso Pierino ~ Mirafiori Valzer ~ Tarantella Avolesa, etc.

MUSETTE-KARUSSELL
£12.50
A good collection of 12 well written elementary  French musette tunes by a variety of accomplished composers - Renato Buil, Fernando Fantini, Hubert Deuringer, Hardy Schneiders, Sergio Castelli, Luigi Rattaggi, Werner Jung, Peter Stricker, P. Stocchetti and Vincent Menweg.   Clear full stave notation with chord symbols.  
 L'Accordeon Triste ~ Jean-Pierre Noel ~ Valse Espagnole ~ Vive la Polka! ~ Pour Vous, Mesdames ~ Les Trois Enfants ~ Un Petit Cadeau ~ A la Parisienne ~ Valse des Amoureux ~ Ballade Russe ~ Paris-Retour ~ Swing-Waltz.  Recommended.

MUSETTEMELODIEN
£12.50


Good arrangements of 17 favourite French musette tunes, clearly presented in full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 4-6.
Sous le Ciel de Paris ~ Retour des Hirondelles ~ La Petite Valse ~ Reine de Musette Mademoiselle de Paris ~ Milord ~ Bourrasque ~ Brise Napolitaine ~ Ca Gaze Domino, etc.

PASSION MUSETTE
£12
Two fine selections of compositions by French composers Vincent Menweg, L. Necchi and friends.  Lively pieces which are fun to play and enjoyable to listen to.   Full stave format with sol fa chord symbols.   Grade 3-5

Book 1  Not currently available

Book 2  Sentimental Waltz ~ El Pequeno ~ Deception ~ La Java des Tourrettes ~ Avanti ~ Bercy Ole ~ Marche Alsacienne ~ Marie-Claude ~ Sambanecchi ~ El Mato

PLAISIR D’AMOUR
£8.50

A fine collection of 16 love songs presented in full stave piano notation with additional melody line and chord symbols suitable for accordion. Grade 3-5
Plaisir d’Amour ~ Roses de Picardie ~ Chanson d’Amour ~ Sous les Ponts de Paris Hymne a L’Amour ~ Non, Je ne Regrette Rien ~ J’Attendrai ~ Ne Me Quitte Pas La Vie en Rose ~ Mademoiselle de Paris ~ L’Amour est Bleu ~ C’est Magnifique ~ Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, etc

STILECHTE MUSETTE MUSIK Book 2 (Stylish Musette Music)
£7.50
7
very pleasant tunes with separate music for 2nd part.
Marches, polkas, waltzes in clear full stave format with chord symbols.
Grade 4

13 SUCCESSES for ACCORDION
£11.50
A stirring selection of 13 delightful compositions for accordion by some of today's best French writers ... Vincent Menweg, Maryline Menweg, Torchy, Garice, C. Geney, Necchi, Fuhrmann, etc. The CD which accompanies the book has instrumental arrangements of each tune followed by playback versions of each track to play along with. Suitable for intermediate players with fast fingers. It's good!

20 FRENCH SONGS
£11.50

A fine selection for accordion solo/duo of the more popular French songs. Full stave notation with chord symbols and French lyrics. Separate music for second part. Grade 3-4
Un Homme et une Femme ~ Domino ~ Ne me Quitte pas ~ La Vie en Rose Les Trois Cloches, etc.

 

VALSES et CHANSONS PARISIENNES pour Accordeon
£13 Book with CD

15 Waltzes and Songs with a flavour of Paris. Good arrangements of some popular French songs in full stave format with chord symbols (one piece has melody line + chords). The accompanying CD enables you to hear how each song should be played and to perform each piece with a backing group.   Sous le ciel de Paris ~ Au Plaisir des Bois  ~ Saint-Denis le Nuit ~ A Paris ~ Le Temps des Cerises, etc.   Grade 4-6

FREDDY BALTA - PARIS MUSETTE
£8
10 pieces in varied styles by this well known French accordionist. Full stave format with chord symbols.
Grade 4-7. Evolene ~ Tiffany Fox ~ Lorena ~ La Bonnarde Elena ~ Treize Etoiles ~ Baltissimo, etc.

collection of ERIC BOUVELLE
£12
A varied selection of 20 compositions, mainly Latin thythms, by this world champion. Full stave notation with chords.  Separate sheets for each title contained in a wallet. Titles on request.  Grade 5-7

SEBASTIEN CONSIGLIO

A selection of albums by this colourful composer/artist. A distinctive flavour of Alsace, oozing with melody.

SENTIMENTALLY YOURS
£8.50

Pizzeria Marinelle ~ Ma Pecche Busciarda ~ Le Plus Grand des Tresors ~ Prato Verde
Elda Beguine ~ Franca, Maria, Lilia ~ La Crème ‘e Mamma, etc.
Written in full stave format with sol-fa chord symbols.
Grade 4-5

Sebastien Consiglio
 
SPECIAL ACCORDEON MUSETTE by Sebastien Consiglio
£9 each book

5 books presented in full stave format with chord symbols (sol fa format), each containing 12 titles. Spiral bound for ease of use. Grade 4-6

Book 1    Coucou-D’Alsace ~ Valzer-Sentimentale ~ Donna Lucata ~ Caffe del Sole ~ Fisa Felicita …….
Book 2    Gargamelle-Musette ~ Valse a Germaine ~ Danse Bleue ~ Avola Antica ~ Princesse Lilia ……
Book 3    Not currently available
Book 4    Bianca Mazurca ~ Capricciosa ~ Dolce Serenita ~ Sognando-Musette ~ Romanza d’Amore….
Book 5    Viva el Paso ~ Magico Musette ~ Magico Tango ~ Tarantella Ruffiana ~ Mazurca Siciliana ….

RICHARD GALLIANO (Ed. Beuscher)
£15 each book

Two special albums for the enthusiast.
Full stave format with chord symbols. Grade 5+
Book 1 Not currently available
Book 2 15 original compositions written and recorded for the Dreyfus Jazz albums: For LoLo ~ A French Touch ~ Le Clown Perdu ~ A l’Encre Rouge Blue Day ~ New York Tango Sexy Dream ~ Soleil ~ To Django ~ Taraf ~ Marutcha ~ Romance ~ Perle ~ Sertao ~ Ten Years Ago
Richard Galliano
RICHARD GALLIANO (Ed.EMF)
£10

A well presented book of 30 of Galliano’s most popular numbers. Some numbers in full stave format and some in single note melody line, all pieces with chord symbols. Intermediate + (some unusual chords)
Ballade pour Marion ~ Tea for Toots ~ Spleen ~ Tango pour Claude ~ Viaggio ~ Waltz for Nicky ~ Taraf Marutcha ~ New York Tango ~ A French Touch ~ Le Clown Perdu ~ To Django ~ Romance, etc.

AKKORDEON pur RICHARD GALLIANO
£12
8 arrangements by Hans-Gunther Kolz of compositions by Richard Galliano suitable for advanced players.   Full stave format with chord symbols.   French Touch ~ Heavy Tango ~ Mister Clifton ~ New York Tango ~ Spleen ~ Tango pour Claude ~ Taraf ~ Tea for Toots. 

 

RENE GROLIER
£9

One of France’s most popular and successful up-to-date performers, Rene Grolier combines fine music with fun and originality.
This book has a varied assortment of 18 of his compositions selected for their popular appeal. French lyrics. Grade 3-4

 

LES ANNEES MADISON by Rene Grolier
£8.50
 
A collection of 18 tunes by Rene Grolier and friends written especially for this popular dance. Grade 4-5

 

YVETTE HORNER
£11
An album of 14 compositions from the Queen of Musette. Full stave format + chord symbols.
Grade 6+
Le Siffleur de Montmartre ~ La Java des Piafs ~ El Castillano ~ Bergere des Pyrenees ~ Envolee d’Etoiles ~ Frenesie Musette
Mon Tour de France ~ Perles d’Accordeon ~ Marche des Routiers ~ Mille Feux, etc.

 

BRUNO LORENZONI
£11
Bolero, mazurka, tango, samba, polka, march, pasodoble andmusette waltz all feature in this selection of 14 titles. Full stave format + chord symbols. Grade 6-8.
Au Coeur de la Valse ~ La Belle Mexicaine ~ Tango des Marins ~ Barcarolle Antique ~ Passion Madrilene ~ Les Doigts Velours, etc.

AKKORDEON pur EDITH PIAF
£11.50
Eight classic Piaf songs especially arranged for accordion by Hans-Gunther Kolz.   Not easy but good -sounding arrangements for advanced players.   La foule ~ Milord ~ La vie en rose ~ Hymne a l'amour ~ Padam Padam ~ Sous le ciel de Paris ~ Non, je ne regrette rien ~ L'homme a la moto.

 

Michel Pruvot

MICHEL PRUVOT
Les Succes du Bal Populaire

£9.50 each book

3 books of musette tunes by Michel Pruvot and others. Melody line format with sol-fa chords and lyrics in French. Each book has 18 up to date dance tunes, highly popular at the Bals Musettes.
Grade 3-4

Michel Pruvot
   
Jean Marc Torchy

JEAN MARC TORCHY
£9

A varied selection of ten pieces by Jean Marc Torchy and friends.
Full stave notation with chord symbols.
(1 piece has sol-fa chord symbols).
Studio Tango ~ Lorella Samba ~ Sans Bavure ~ Samba des Champions
El Franchesco ~ La Serrieraise ~ Samba du Tabourin ~ Line Tango
Simple Paso ~ Corsango

 
   
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