Many thanks to reader Steve Taggart who has found a trio of unusual concertina-related clips: Cicco Camelio on Clarinet and Foley Fettucini on Concertina Concertina qui pleure, clarinette qui rit, paris qui dort (2/2)
Music experiment with the 16mm silent movie “Paris qui dort” (France, 1925), also known as “Le rayon de la mort invisible” featuring experimental random rumours by the incredible randolfinarium and linacinemarinio show.
Alexander Prince (concertina) – Jackanapes Polka) a masterful performance on 78 rpm.(1915).
Gratefully received from from CW readerSteve Taggart:
(See last CW Tune Supplement).”Here called “Modern Times” but, as l understand it, that was the title of the 1936 Chaplin film, for the sound-track of which Charlie, an excellent musician and apparently taking inspiration from Puccini’s opera “Tosca”, had originally composed his song “Smile”. Also two performances of this song, both played by English-concertina-playing clowns, one for a circus audience, the other to a somewhat less-than-interested flock of ducks!”Continue reading →
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Bootle Concertina Band Parade (16/08/08)-Loyalists in Liverpool