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The effervescent group gracefully glides through numerous styles, including tango, samba, salsa, cha-cha, swing, chanson, Balkanica and even reggae.
A sequence of fourteen of Compère’s spirited chansons and more sombre sacred settings is contrasted with a pair of entries from his more famous peer Josquin and his predecessor Dufay.
Ska, samba, chanson, mambo, disco and even an occasional waltz are all in the hands of a rhythm section that mixes electronics and live playing.
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Origin and Etymology of chanson
French, from Latin cantion-, cantio, from canere
First Known Use: 1602See Words from the same year
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