Auvergne: Songs of the Auvergne by Joseph Canteloube
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3. Auvergne: Songs of the Auvergne by Joseph Canteloube
Occitan, the historical language spoken in Auvergne in south central France, inspired the composer Canteloube to write his well-loved Songs of the Auvergne for soprano and orchestra. The best known is the "Baïlèro", which has been frequently recorded.