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1789: Les Amants de la Bastille - Tomber dans ses yeux View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

"Tomber dans ses yeux" (To Fall Into Her Eyes) is a song from the musical Les Amants de la Bastille (The Lovers of the Bastille), a love story set during the leadup to the storming of the Bastille in 1789. This video gives you a sneak peek of the musical as well as some behind-the-scenes footage.

1789: Les Amants de la Bastille - Pour la peine View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

"Pour la peine" (For the Pain) is a song from the musical 1789: The Lovers of the Bastille that tells the story of two lovers during the turmoil of the French Revolution.

1789: Les Amants de la Bastille - Je veux le monde View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Inspired by the French national anthem, "Je veux le monde" (I Want the World) is a song from the musical 1789: Les Amants de la Bastille (The Lovers of the Bastille). The music video features beautiful period costumes and superb choreography.

Alex Terrier - Le musicien et son jazz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Saxophonist Alex Terrier talks about how he came to be a jazz musician and shares some photos. Come take a glimpse inside the life of this gifted artist.

Alex Terrier - "Roundtrip" et ses inspirations View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex Terrier’s second project as a bandleader, “Roundtrip,” is a critically-acclaimed album in the vein of John Coltrane. Listen to it in full (and for free!) here.

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex gives a detailed description of the saxophone and all its different parts. Did you know that, despite its association with jazz music, the saxophone was actually invented in the 1840s for use in military bands?

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex explains the differences between the soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones. This is one of those situations where size definitely matters.

Alizée - Moi... Lolita

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Alizée sings her hit single "Moi... Lolita" (Me... Lolita) from her debut album Gourmandises (Delicacies). The song is based on the novel Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.

Alsace 20 - Rammstein à Strasbourg View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

German metal band Rammstein has no shortage of fans. Listen to devotees describe just what it is that makes the band compelling enough to sell out ten thousand tickets in just two days.

Alsace 20 - Femmes d'exception: Christine Ott View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Discover a unique instrument called the ondes Martenot, a precursor to the synthesizer named after its inventor, Maurice Martenot. This electronic piano-like instrument, once a musical sensation in the 1930's, quickly fell into disuse, but is experiencing a revival thanks to Christine Ott, a talented pianist who adopted this unusual instrument and has worked alongside such musical greats as Radiohead and Yann Tiersen.

Alsace 20 - Colonel Reyel en session live acoustique! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Colonel Reyel professes his love for his "one and only" in a lovely song, his single "Toi et Moi" (You and Me) from his album "Soldat de l'Amour," (Love Soldier). Enjoy this live acoustic session!

Amadou et Mariam - La réalité View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Senegal

Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia are joined together by their love for music and each other. The pair met at the Institute for Young Blind People in Bamako, the capital of Mali.

Amadou et Mariam - Sénégal Fast Food View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Senegal

Amadou and Mariam share singing duties with co-producer Manu Chao on a song with themes of migration and dislocation.

Amadou et Mariam - Beaux dimanches View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Senegal

Amadou and Mariam reference a number of West African musical instruments, like djembes, dununs, balans, and tamas, in “Beaux dimanches”—a song about Sundays in Bamako.

Angèle - Je veux tes yeux

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Belgium

Belgian singer Angèle invites us inside her head as she shares her deepest longings and imaginings in "Je veux tes yeux" (I Want Your Eyes). Starting from a photograph, she drifts into a daydream of love illustrated by a beautiful sequences of images.

Annie Chartrand - Sa musique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

From dreams to reality, putting forth “a little bit of energy each day,” Annie Chartrand, a vocalist who debuted singing behind her bathroom door, burst onto the music scene in 2006. Here is an interview with the singer of Ma blonde est une chanteuse [My Girlfriend Is a Singer]—a group that's actually part of a love story…

Arthur H et M - Est-ce que tu aimes?

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Arthur H (Arthur Higelin) and -M- (Matthieu Chedid) are two award-winning singer-songwriters from France. They've joined forces in this Western-inspired video, Est-ce que tu aimes? (Do You Like?)

Babylon Circus - J'aurais bien voulu

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Babylon Circus, a ska band from Lyon, sings in this song about romantic regrets, missed cues, and lost opportunities. “J’aurais bien voulu” could well be translated as “Woulda, shoulda, coulda.”

Baden Baden - J'ai plongé dans le bruit View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In "J'ai plongé dans le bruit" (I Dove into the Noise), the French trio Baden-Baden depicts a relationship through impressionistic imagery and poetic language. The video's water-themed visuals might be a reference to the group's namesake, the German spa town Baden-Baden.

Baden Baden - La Descente View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this song, Baden Baden describes the process of saying farewell to a romantic relationship and softening the blows of separation. Despite the melancholy lyrics, the melody of this "soft descent" is catchy and uptempo.

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