Duo ARNIPHONE - Duo | Rhône-Alpes, France(1 Review)
Based In: Rhône-Alpes, France
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Are you looking to set the mood for your wedding, restaurant, club/bar, or private party? Our names are Flóra Kapitány and Bertrand Mahé based out of Southern France. We are a working, professional piano/washboard and/or cello/accordion acoustic duo singing in eight languages!
We can accommodate with French touch any and all events that you can think of! Soft background music for an intimate private party. Or maybe entertainment for a birthday party or wedding cocktail hour. We are most regularly hired for private parties, weddings, restaurants, hotels, birthday parties, corporate event ... s, fairs/markets and any other event you might need music for.
We are both musical performance majors so we always have confidence we will deliver the highest quality of performance and professionalism for every occasion.
Feel free to contact us for more information or ask us more questions in order to feel as comfortable as possible. We are always happy to help! :)
All the best!
Blue Moon, Do You Know What it Means, Ain't Misbehavin', Summertime, I Can't Get Started, The Day of Wine and Roses, Misty, Lullaby of Birdland, Tenderly, My Funny Valentine, Besame Mucho etc.
BLUES, BOOGIE & ROCK
Buddy Bolden Blues, Baby Won't You Please Come Home, St James Infirmary, Careless Love, Georgia, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Wanna See My Baby, Sweet Home Chicago etc.
RAGTIME, NEW ORLEANS, GOSPEL
Pretty Baby, Maple Leaf Rag, Temptation Rag, Granpa's Spells, Pineapple Rag, 12th Street Rag, The Entertainer, When the Saints, Down by the Riverside etc.
STRIDE, CHARLESTON, FOXT ... ROT
Ain't She Sweet, Sheik of Araby, Rosetta, C'est Magnifique, Whispering, I've Found a New Baby, Diga Doo, Yes Sir, China Boy, Some of These Days, Indiana, Roses of Picardy etc.
Oh Lady Be Good, Sweet Sue, All of Me, It Don't Mean a Thing, Honeysuckle Rose, I Got Rythm, Tea for Two, Take The A Train, Perdido, C Jam Blues, Jumpin at the Woodside, On the Sunny Side of the Street etc.
BOP & BOSSA
Fly Me to The Moon, Bye Bye Blackbird, But Not For Me, There Will Never Be Another You, How High The Moon, Someday My Prince Will Come, Straight No Chaser, Billie's Bounce, Night & Day, Girl from Ipanema, Manha de Carnaval, How Insensitive etc.
ÉDITH PIAF & CHARLES TRENET
La Vie en Rose, Padam Padam, Hymne à l'Amour, Mon Amant de Saint-Jean, Non je ne Regrette Rien etc.
La Mer, Que Reste-t-il de nos Amours, Ménilmontant, Douce France, Y'a d'la Joie etc.
Sous les Ponts de Paris, Gamin de Paris, Aux Champs-Élysées, Paris se Regarde, Sous le Ciel de Paris, Nini Peau d'Chien, La Plus Bath des Javas, Ah le Petit Vin Blanc etc.
ST GERMAIN DES PRÉS
Les Feuilles Mortes (Yves Montand), C'est si Bon (Yves Montand), Les Moulins de mon Coeur (Michel Legrand), La Javanaise (Serge Gainsbourg), Syracuse (Henri Salvador), On n'est pas là Pour se Faire Engueuler (Boris Vian), Parlez-Moi d'Amour (Juliette Gréco), Les Copains d'Abord (Georges Brassens), La Bohème (Charles Aznavour), La Chanson des Vieux Amants (Jacques Brel), L'important C'est la Rose (Gilbert Bécaud) etc.
Le Petit Bal de la Marine, Le Dénicheur, Le Plancher des Vaches, Indifférence, La Gueuse, Retour des Hirondelles, La Java Bleue, Le Plus Beau Tango du Monde, Cumparsita, Adios Muchachos, Viva Espana etc.
EUROPEAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC
CELTIC: St Kilda's Wedding, Trip to Pakistan, Wink & She'll Follow You etc.
GERMAN: Schöner Gigolo, Mackie Messer, Veronika der Lenz ist da, Bel Ami etc.
RUSSIAN: Odinokaja Garmon, Ochi Chernye, Kalinka, Boublitchki etc.
HUNGARIAN: Hej Deladé, Az Olahok, Komáromi Kis Leány etc.
YIDDISCH/HEBREW: Bei Mir Bistu Shein, Wenn der Rebe Singt, Hine Ma Tov, Hevenu Shalom etc.
GIPSY: Illusionen, Tu Djaïal, De Man Delva etc.
Élégie - Jules Massenet, Ave Maria - Charles Gounod, Le Cygne - Camille Saint Saens, Sonata No. 5 en mi mineur - Antonio Vivaldi, Après un Rêve - Gabriel Fauré, Suite pour Violoncelle seul Nr. 1 - Johann Sebastian Bach etc.
was born in Hungary. Her mother was a pianist, her father played the double bass. When she was 5 she started studying the cello and got the “junior talent of the year” award in 1970.
After graduating in German and English from College, she moved to France in 1984, taught the cello in Music School, and music classes in middle schools. She was trained as a music therapist in 2000.
She plays classical music (chamber orchestra Ponticello, choir accompaniment and choral music, etc) as well as traditional music (mostly Celtic and Hungarian), jazz, French Chansons. She also ... plays the washboard.
was born in France, started studying the piano at 7 years old and showed from an early age a strong and steady drive for musical improvisation.
Soon after he got an academic degree in History and Mathematics he started playing with bands and joined several jazz groups in Germany before becoming the director at the Chapelle en Vercors music school (France) where he also taught classical piano.
A full time musician since 1991, he has been involved with a wide range of projects and contexts: Jazz trio and duets, Gypsy quartet, Country music, Music and Poetry, Mimes and Musical Plays. A poly-instrumentalist, he founds in 2007, with Flóra Kapitány, the Arniphone company exploring the relationship between music and silent movies.
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