REEL 51 [DAT 26]
Lesconil, France April 12/75
A [ID 17 46:49]1. CAFE AMBIENCE, front room, Celtic music on juke box.
[ID 18 54:47]
2. BRETAGNE DIALECT, bartender speaking with young man in backroom.mark * beginning of dialogue in Bretagne dialect. [55:30]
[ID 19 1:03:40]
3. LIVE BRETAGNE MUSIC, flute and spoons.mark * metal flute playing. [1:08:20]
[ID 20 1:09:37]
4. MORE LIVE MUSIC, spoon and one flute piece.
[ID 21 1:11:58]
5. MEN SINGING IN CAFE, recorded from backroom
[ID 22 1:12:48]
6. MEN SINGING, then walk from backroom, through front room outside.mark * change of ambience when walking outside. [1:14:00]
B [ID 23 1:15:03]7. PLACE DE LA RESISTANCE, church bells.
[ID 24 1:20:10]
8. AMBIENCE OUTSIDE OF CHURCHmark * bells ringing for service. [1:25:20]
[ID 25 1:29:26]
9. AMBIENCE OUTSIDE OF CHURCH (short take).
COMMENTARY1. Second song from juke box: Celtic flute, played by someone from Lesconil.
2. Bretagne dialect, then back to French; discussion of Bretagne replete with anecdotes.
3. Metal flute with plastic mouthpiece; sounds like a whistle or song flute. Demonstration of spoon playing, then another flute piece.
6. Good sequence in ambience changes.
7. Recorded from other side of street. Church has 3 bells, 2 big ones and one smaller one. Two bells are ringing in this take (m2 rather than m9 apart). End of this take, quiet ambience with birds singing.
8. Bells sound very clangy. First lower one rings alone, then higher one. Afterwards ambience quiet again. Some singing audible from church, occasional car passing.