CD : Balfolk with Musac


Musac plays primarily folk music from the French tradition, with additions from other parts of Europe. Main part of their repertoire are traditional dances, like Bourrée, Waltz, Polka, Mazurka etc. Musac organizes a monthly dance (Balfolk) in Schinnen and plays at concerts and festivals several times a year (all events temporarily cancelled because of Covid-19).

Musac consists of Hans Schmitz, Will van de Bool en Huub Suijkerbuijk. They play the accordion, bagpipes, hurdy gurdy, nyckelharpa, flutes and spoons. They celebrate Musac’s 30th anniversary in 2021.

The recordings were made, with Musac’s permission, during several concerts and sessions between 2014 and 2019, by Walther Beset en Sylvia Wennekes. Musac asked us to put some tunes on Youtube first. Next we sifted through the recordings to select the best tracks for a music CD. The result is this CD album, which offers 22 tracks and over 55 minutes of playing time. It is a pressed CD and comes in a nice digipack.

With each track, we mention the dance that goes with it, so apart from listening to the beautiful music, you can use the CD to have a go at the dances. Listen to Het Kanneke (Andro), de Dubbele Klappolka, Maclotte de Habiémont, Noël Nouvelet (Gavotte), several Waltzes and Bourrées. Everyone who knows Musac will love this CD.

How to buy the CD

The CD costs € 12,=. Because of Covid-19 it can be bought by e-mail and sent by post.

The postage costs are € 3,= within the Netherlands and € 5,= for Belgium or Germany.
For more than one CD, these costs are € 4,= (NL) or € 8,= (B/G).

1. Please, send an e-mail with your name and address to: sylviwen@gmail.com

2. You will receive an e-mail with the payment details.

3. After payment, we will post the CD and send you a confirmation e-mail.

Additional information

We are not a webshop, we are friends of Musac, who want to share this beautiful music with oter enthusiasts. This CD cannot be bought in a shop: it is only for sale for those who are invited, for example with this e-mail. We hope to please many of Musac‘s fans and friends with this CD. We don’t want to make a profit: any profits will be donated to Musac. If you have a question or a remark, please don’t hesitate to send me an e-mail.

Musac is alreay rehearsing new, even more promising repertoire, as they state themselves. We can’t wait to hear it. Whether this could be the beginning of a second CD will partly depend on the response on this first CD “Balfolk met Musac”.

Contact

Contact with Musac or information on Musac: www.musac.eu

Contact about this CD with Sylvia Wennekes by mail: sylviwen@gmail.com

To listen to Musac on Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJgMfVQmJuVs6MnPmEBQ_J2FenhgaCS4c