A must see documentary!

This 52-minute documentary will carry you away to the tip of the Gaspé peninsula, where you will discover the traditional music and dances and the cultural accent iconic to the region. You will meet the musicians and dancers who unearthed the region’s almost forgotten, yet unique, treasure trove of tunes and dances. At their lively dances, this enthusiastic group of artists share their passion for the local tradition. Let’s get to it! Move the chairs out of the way and join the Grand Chain. The musicians, caller and dancers are ready!!



To order CD, please contact the Douglas community center.
Credits and information booklet of the music album from the film
Sheet music from the film (Airs-Mémoire)


Complete video of the four dances
Cotillon de Petit-Cap (0:36 – 5:00)
Figure 8 (5:06 – 13:24)
Breakdown de Forillon (13:27 – 18:15)
Le triomphe (18:17 – 23:37)

Dances’ breakdown In French only (le breakdown de Forillon, le cotillon de Petit-Cap, le Figure 8 et le Triomphe)
Article about the dance Le Triomphe: Le triomphe : généalogie d’une danse gaspésienne (in French only)

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