Week #404 ~ L'inconnue de Limoise (mazurka from France)

  1. Barbara Shultz
    Barbara Shultz
    This week's winner is L'inconnue de Limoise, which was sumbitted as a mazurka from France.

    Here is the link to five settings of this tune on thesession.org, where it says it is also known as The Unknown Piper.

  2. Gelsenbury
    I didn't know this tune, looked it up when I saw the poll, loved it, voted for it, and seem to have contributed to settling the vote. It will take me longer than a week to learn, but here's another nice version on melodeon:

  3. David Hansen
    David Hansen
    What a great tune, I love mazurkas. I have been told that this tune is usually played in the key of C, so I gave it a shot on the mandola with some concertina, double bass and piano.

  4. Martin Jonas
    Martin Jonas
    I love this tune, and recorded it a couple of years ago on mandolin, OM and tenor guitar:

    1921 Gibson Ajr mandolin
    Mid-Missouri M-111 octave mandolin
    Ozark tenor guitar

    We've been playing it fairly regularly in our weekly mandolin get togethers since then -- it's a popular tune with my fellow players (and by now a bit more practiced than my old recording).

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