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But the bill of fare at the Steep Theatre this summer is neither chansons nor Lotte Lenya, not Sally Bowles nor even gypsy punk.
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
First Known Use: circa 1513See Words from the same year
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