Music of Limousin

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Auvergne - Aquitaine - Brittany - Burgundy - Corsica - Gascony - Limousin
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The best known musician from the Occitan region of Limousin is probably the piper Eric Montbel, a former member of such bands as Lo Jai, Le Grand Rouge, and Ulysse; he plays the chabreta, or Limousin bagpipe. Along with him and other pipers, the region is known for Corrèze's distinct violin tradition as well as the hurdy-gurdy. The fife is also popular

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