Friday Night Follies, Familar Tunes

This seems like a good night to feature Offenbach, starting with his most famous, or infamous composition, the Galop Infernal. More popularly called the Can Can. Or, as the French pronounce it, Le Cah Cah. This version seems closer to the original Paris Music Hall version:

While this is the modern version from the Moulin Rouge:

A few galloping comedians:

And a bit of the finale of La Vie Parisienne.

A personal favorite bit of music, and a favorite artist as well, Wanda Landowski; who could make a harpsichord do everything but sit up and beg:


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