Film, Video BeauSoleil Quartet Oral History
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- BeauSoleil Quartet Oral History
- Members of the BeauSoleil Quartet discussed their lives and musical careers.
- Event Date
- June 28, 2017
- - For four decades the BeauSoleil Quartet has taken traditional ingredients -- waltzes, two-steps, soulful Cajun French lyrics, hot fiddle licks and irresistible accordion -- and spiced them up with eclectic percussion, acoustic guitar in both finger-picked and flat-picked styles and an open and creative attitude toward the music. BeauSoleil was the first Cajun band to win a Grammy Award (1998) and added a second in 2008. In 2011 the quartet was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
- Related Resources
- BeauSoleil Quartet Concert: https://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=7949
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 55 minutes 50 seconds
- Online Format
- Original Format
- film, video
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