On the menu of our Ukulele World Tour today is some French poetry set to Italian, some classical music from Japan, a traditional song from Serbia sung by a Portuguese ukulele player, a song by a lovely Mexican girl, a ukulele entertainer from the Czech Republic,, some ukulele improvising from Spain and finally, a cover of a French song.
Country : Italy / Language: Italian
Georges Brassens discovered the works of French poet Antoine Pol, among which Emotions Poétiques (1918), and decided to set the poem Les Passantes to music in 1972. This in turn inspired Italian Fabrizio De André, who translated the song to Italian and included it in an album called Canzoni.
Read the French poem here.
Duccio, a ukulele player from Italy, covers the song in Italian : Le Passanti.
Country: Japan / Language: Japanese
Daisy Dobuyuki ＆ Ensemble Etoile(Ukulele Grace 2010) perform なつくさ , a song written by Daisy.
Daisy Dobuyuki is quite talkative so if 2 minutes of Japanese language are more than you can handle, then start watching at 1:59.
Country: Portugal and Serbia / Language: English and Serbian
Portuguese Rita Braga (ukulele) and Vuk Palibrk (clarinet) from Serbia perform at the Interzone comic festival opening night, in Stube, Erfurt, Germany.
The song You’re The Cream In My Coffee is followed by a traditional song in Serbian.
Country: Mexico / Language: Spanish
Country: The Czech Republic / Language: Czech and English
Tomáš Klus performs Pocity with a slight hint of Knocking on Heaven’s door.
Country: Spain / Language: Instrumental
2 ukuleles and a saxophone, what else do you need to have fun in a park in Zaragoza?
Country: France / Language: French