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By Robert Garofalo, Mark Elrod

ISBN-10: 0933126603

ISBN-13: 9780933126602

;A Pictorial historical past of Civil conflict period Musical tools and army Bands КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Pictorial Histories PublishingАвтор: Robert Garofalo, Mark ElrodЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1993Количество страниц: 126ISBN: 0-933126-60-3Формат: pdfРазмер: 129,0 mbMany, many photos of of Civil conflict tools RAPID1 RAPID2или IFOLDER1 IFOLDER2 zero

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His family traveled with the seasons, steering their horse to the Midi in springtime for the lucrative tourist season. When the lavender fields faded in autumn, they packed up and headed north to weather the winter in Belgium. Their habitual rendezvous was alongside the Flache oˆs Couˆrboˆs, a pond ( flache in the local dialect) haunted by a coven of ravens (couˆrboˆs). This pond awaited them outside the ville of Liberchies in the southwestern Hainuat region. Here, the family made camp. And here, on the frigid night of January 23, 1910, Django came into the world.

How did a twelve-year-old Gypsy waif from the slums of Paris, who had to hustle and steal to get his first instrument, inspire the world with the possibilities of the guitar? How did this outsider create the soundtrack to the city of Paris? Why do today’s European Gypsies still find meaning in this music almost a century old and teach it to their children when they are first capable of grasping an instrument? Who are these master musicians behind this music, from Django’s day to the current worldwide renaissance?

Dating back to the 1700s, police records note them traveling the Rhine River valley, through the forests of the duchy of Swabia, and into Switzerland. Three generations of Reinhardts led a dreaded bandit gang terrorizing their namesake Rhineland. Antoine-Alexandre Reinhardt—known and feared as Antoine de la Grave—marauded the region before being captured and executed in Giessen in 1726. His grandson Jacob, better known by his nom de bandit as Hannikel, bested even Antoine’s reputation. He ruthlessly raided the towns of the law-abiding citizenry before retreating into the shadows of the Black Forest.

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