Harmonium - Harmonium

Harmonium - Harmonium.

By Anderson Merchandisers

Sold and shipped by

Qty:
$8.00

Oh no! The item you are looking at is out of stock online.
Enter your email address and we’ll notify you if the item comes back in stock in the next 30 days.

Please enter a valid email address.
Please select a specific item above, including all attributes such as size and colour.
The service is currently unavailable. Please try back again later.
Add to List
Where can you get it? When can you get it? How much does it cost?

from your location

Pickup date will be provided at checkout FREE
How can you get it? When can you get it? How much does it cost?
Standard 1-2 days FREE over $50
Where can you get it? Is it available? What is the price in-store?

Description & Features+

Harmonium's first album was recorded as a trio. Singer-guitarist Serge Fiori and guitarist Michel Normandeau wrote all the music and lyrics. Bassist Louis Valois completed the band. A session drummer, Réjean Emond, appears on half of the songs. Acoustic bass, 12-string guitar, and acoustic guitar constitute the main instrumentation, all topped by Fiori's delicate voice (singing in French). Lyrical themes all relate to 1970s humanism. The music belongs to folk-rock with a progressive rock touch (this last trait would become stronger with each successive release), and could be compared to McKendree Spring or Fairport Convention. Harmonium includes "Pour un Instant" ("For a Moment"), which became a hit in the summer of 1974 in Québec and remains to this day the best-known song of the band, enjoying constant radio airplay. "Harmonium," "Aujourd'hui, Je Dis Bonjour à la Vie" ("Today, I Say Hello to Life"), and "Un Musicien Parmi Tant d'Autres" ("One Musician Among Many Others") have been standard singalongs around campfires for decades and remain some of the first songs any young Québecois starting on guitar will learn to play. The CD reissue includes an extra track, "100,000 Raisons" (first released as the B-side to "Pour un Instant"). Musically speaking, Harmonium is the less developed, less ambitious opus of the band, but the more representative of Québecois culture at the time (the aesthetic is similar to Beau Dommage and Paul Piché, other key artists of 1970s Quebec). That is probably why it remained the most popular in Québec, but the least popular elsewhere. - by François Couture, Rovi

Specifications+

Available for Shipping to Canada Post
Yes
Artist(s)
Harmonium
Edited
No
Format
CD
Label
DEP
Language
French
Number of discs
1
Parental Advisory
No
Release date
03/12/1987
Track list
Harmonium, Si Doucement, Aujourd'hui Je Dis Bonjour A La Vie, Vieilles Courroies, 100000 Raisons, Attend Moi, Pour Un Instant, De La Chambre Au Salon, Un Musicien Parmi Tant D'Autres
Brand
Anderson Merchandisers
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
513673, 30473003
SKU
10150758
UPC
4228339912

Store Availability+

or

Please enter a valid Postal Code
In Stock
Limited Stock
Out of Stock
Not Available
No information available
In Stock
Limited Stock
Out of Stock
Not Available
No information available
In Stock
Limited Stock
Out of Stock
Not Available
No information available
In Stock
Limited Stock
Out of Stock
Not Available
No information available

Return Policy+

Retrieving the return policy from this seller

Please make your selection(s) above in order to see the returns information for this item.

If you buy something online but it's not everything you dreamed it to be, no worries! We're here for you.

 

 > Return Policy

You can return this item within 90 days from the day you receive your online order.

There are two easy ways to return this item:

  • Return this item to a Walmart store
  • Return this item by mail

From the Manufacturer +

Ratings & Reviews+

Q & A+

:

Phone:

Store details