Mazurka Dans Les Petites Fleurs mazurka

By Myriam De Bonte

Also known as Mazurka Des Petites Fleurs, Myriam’s.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Mazurka Dans Les Petites Fleurs has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Mazurka Dans Les Petites Fleurs
R: mazurka
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
c>B A>c B>A|G2 A>(F F2)|E2 F>(A A)>B|c6|
d>c B>d e2|f2 d2 c2|B2 A2 G2|1 F2 A2 B2:|2 F6||
|:a>(f f)>(e e2)|z2 d>(c c)>B|A2 F>(A A)>B|c6|
d2 c>(d d)>e|f2 g2 a2|a2 g>(a a)>b|g6:|

Four comments


F# minor, not A major, but there’s no option for that here. Also known as Mazurka des Petites Fleurs.

Re: Miriam’s ‘Waltz’ (rather than mazurka)

This doesn’t read well as a mazurka in my ears, feet, and general sense. On Zan McLeod’s recording “Highland Soul”, track 7, it’s listed as a waltz, and that makes more sense… However, the ‘author’ to this tune, Myriam De Bonte, does choose to associate it by name as “Mazurka dans les petites fleurs”, and you can catch a listen here:

Ensamble Transatlántico de Folk Chileno / Transatlantic Chilean Folk Ensemble - Mazurka (Live Audio)
Recorded live at Garvald Edinburgh - Orwell Arts, on October 19th, 2013

Music: “Mazurka dans les petites fleurs”, by Myriam De Bonte

It’s a lovely ‘modern’ tune, interesting, sweet, but it still doesn’t quite make it in my ears and senses as one for that particular tradition of dance, but it is a nice ‘listening’ piece…

Musicians: Johan Herskind (Denmark), Tomás del Real (Chile), Myriam De Bonte (Belgium), Žof Ka (Czech Republic), Angelika Hudler (Austria), Ernesto Calderón (Chile)

Sound: Ricardo Peña Said - Said Records

“Miriam’s Waltz” ~ by Zan McLeod

Though linked to, two recordings in this database, I’ve just managed to chase up a listen and the tune “Miriam’s Waltz” is a completely different tune from the one transcribed here… It would be interesting to hear where this alternate title “Miriam’s” came from?