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Burgess & Pariselle in May

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Emmanuel Pariselle, illustrious French melodeon maker and master of the Franglo Concertina and Richard Burgess, rather less illustrious but much better-looking Anglo-Norwegian singer and concertina-player, are coming to England in May 2019 and are interested in gigs. They are performing and holding a workshop at Lewes Folk Club on Saturday 18th May and then the following weekend they are giving courses at Halsway Manor - Emmanuel in melodeon accompaniment and Richard in shanty-singing.  During that week they are available for concerts.


Burgess & Pariselle perform songs in English, French, Norwegian and even, on a good day, Italian. They are renowned for their humorous stage performances where linguistic and cultural misunderstandings often get out of hand. They can play for all manner of dances - schottish, mazurkas, polkas, valse, bourrée, Breton, rondeaux, congos, morris dances, Norwegian reinlenders, springars, pols…

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