Allons chanter ! (Let’s sing!) Allons danser ! (Let’s dance!) Apprenons le français ! (Let’s learn French!) Get in the language-learning groove with this fun-filled collection of original tunes and beloved traditional favorites performed by internationally-acclaimed French artists Marie-Louise Desage and Didier Prossaird. From “Bonjour Les Amis” to “Au Revoir“, kids and adults alike will love these irresistible rhythms and catchy songs that introduce French words and phrases such as numbers (“Un, Deux et Trois“), parts of the body (“La Tête, Les Épaules/Head, Shoulders“) and children’s favorite topics (“Quand Je Serai Grand/When I’m Big” and “Y’a Pas de Fête Sans Gâteau/It’s Not a Party Without Cake.”) A rollicking rendition of “Le Vieux MacDonald (Old MacDonald)” puts a French twist on a beloved classic. Take the music and fun along with this festive French learning CD.
Translation guide and lyrics can be downloaded here.
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About the Artist
The exquisite vocals of Marie-Louise Desage recall the elegant traditions of the French Music Hall. A native of France, she has charmed audiences at international jazz festivals around the world from New York City and Montreal to Paris. In addition to being an accomplished singer, she is also a creative and engaging teacher.
Didier Prossaird’s irresistible music is as unique as his background. The versatile bandleader, performer, and composer was born and raised in France, moved to Saint Barth’s where he performed with several island bands, then relocated to Washington, D.C. where he created the acclaimed salsa band Sin Miedo. Didier performs regularly in the US, Caribbean, and Europe.
“... entertaining and captivating."
The National Parenting Center
“Once again, Whistlefritz uses its winning formula to introduce language-learning through song.”
Parents’ Choice Foundation
"…4 thumbs WAY, WAY up!!!
Peanut Butter and Whine
“Marie-Louise Desage’s crystal-clear voice gives me joy… I highly recommend the Allons Danser!
CD above any other language learning CDs I have bought – and I bought a few.”
"[my son] loves his new CD so much that he couldn't wait to go to school and tell his teacher all about it."
The Mommy Mix
"The kids were so excited to receive another Whistlefritz DVD, and they are loving it!!"
Pea of Sweetness
"This, I can tell, is going to be a long standing favorite CD in our home!"
Debra's Random Rambles
"My toddler LOVES this CD- she dances around, squealing… it is awesome."
"It would pass easily in a classroom full of native French speaking children, which is important. Authenticity is a critical part of language learning."
Maman Loup's Den
"From an educational point of view both French for Kids: Dedans et Dehors and Allons Danser are exceptional."
"My daughter and I could not resist dancing along to the music on the CD."
Heavenly Savings and Homemaking
"My kids have been having a blast listening to the songs, and I love that they are learning while doing it."
Kids and Deals
"I could listen to Allons Danser !
over and over again..."
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"...the second I got it and fell in love with it..."
Jesse Kimmel-Freeman, The Insane Ramblings of a Crazed Writer
Allons Danser ! - Let's Dance!
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