Malicorne 2, Le Mariage anglais

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le Mariage anglais
La Mariage Anglais.jpg
Studio album by Malicorne
Released November 1975
Recorded Spring 1975
Studio Studio Acousti, Paris, France
Genre Folk
Length 42:02
Label Hexagon – Catalogue No 883 004 (distributed by WEA)
Malicorne chronology
Malicorne 1
(1974)
Malicorne 2
(1975)
Almanach
(1976)

Le Mariage Anglais is the second studio album by Malicorne, released in November 1975 on the Hexagone label and distributed by WEA.

Content[edit]

The musical arrangements are similar to contemporary English group The Albion Band, but with a smaller electric element and more emphasis on traditional Celtic instrumentation.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are traditional, arrangements by Malicorne – except for "La Fille aux chansons (Marion s'y promène)": trad.; 2nd movement composed by Malicorne).[1]

  1. Le Mariage anglais – 4:06 (a song originating from Normandy; exact date unknown; the final tune is the "Domino fidelium", a Gregorian motet from the École de Notre-Dame)
  2. Le Garçon jardinier – 2:52 (from the Bas-Berry province)
  3. La Fille aux chansons (Marion s'y promène) – 10:26 (a common lament in Île-de-France, in the whole west part of France and in the Québec province; exact source unknown; 2nd movement composed by Malicorne)
  4. J'ai vu le loup, le renard et la belette (instrumental) – 2:29 (a two-time bourrée from Haute-Auvergne)
  5. Cortège de noce – 4:08 (from the Franche-Comté region)
  6. Branle – La Péronnelle – 4:31 (1st track from the Poitou province – 2nd track from the Dauphiné province and the Savoie region)
  7. Le Galant indiscret – 2:19 (from La Châtre, Bas-Berry)
  8. "Marions les roses (chant de quête)" 3:30 (a song of the quest for the eggs in the time of Easter)
  9. "Suite : Bourrée, Scottish-valse" 2:27 (an instrumental from the regions of the Centre of France)
  10. "Le Bouvier" - 5:14 (the lyrics are an adaptation in French from the langue d'oc)

Personnel[edit]

Uses in media[edit]

The album's closing track "Le Bouvier" was sampled by Four Tet on "As Serious As Your Life", from the 2003 album Rounds.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malicorne – Malicorne (album #2)". gabrielyacoub.com. 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "As Serious as Your Life - Four Tet". WhoSampled. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 

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