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A Propos - December 23 & 29, 2012Dec 23, 2012 | 53:59A Propos December 23 & 29, 2012 Audio
A Propos December 23 & 29, 2012 Dec 23, 2012 | 53:59Dancing is a natural, spontaneous, cathartic, sometimes tribal, total body and soul human experience. On this edition of A Propos, you'll likely be moving your body to the irresistible rhythms of some French party music. Hear amazing party music from some of the francophone world's best artists.
A Propos - November 18 & 24, 2012Nov 18, 2012 | 54:00A Propos November 18 & 24, 2012 Audio
A Propos November 18 & 24, 2012 Nov 18, 2012 | 54:00As part of CBC Music's Guitar Month, A Propos presents a two-part series featuring guitar-driven songs from Quebec and the French world. On this edition of A Propos, hear some of Quebec's most brilliant guitar players as well as francophone songs that feature great guitar playing. Discover the guitarist who had a huge influence on host Jim Corcoran when he first heard him in the 1970s as well as the electric guitar solo that got him fascinated by visceral amplified electric guitar.
A Propos - January 27 & February 2, 2013Jan 27, 2013 | 53:59A Propos January 27 & February 2, 2013 Audio
A Propos January 27 & February 2, 2013 Jan 27, 2013 | 53:59This week, A Propos features more of the French world's most brilliantly talented women songwriters. Hear great songs from women who have something to say. Sometimes they are poetic and soothing and sometimes they are hard, aggressive, even violent. Host Jim Corcoran has translated ten songs for you, so that you can discover the creativity and poetry of these amazing songwriters.
A Propos - January 20 & 26, 2013Jan 20, 2013 | 53:59A Propos January 20 & 26, 2013 Audio
A Propos January 20 & 26, 2013 Jan 20, 2013 | 53:59This week, we feature very inspired women singer-songwriters from French Canada. Hear the much talked about Lisa LeBlanc, from New Brunswick, as well as many other original and honest songwriters from Quebec. Discover their poetry as host Jim Corcoran translates their lyrics.
A Propos - March 3 & 9, 2013Mar 3, 2013 | 53:59A Propos March 3 & 9, 2013 Audio
A Propos March 3 & 9, 2013 Mar 3, 2013 | 53:59For almost 25 years now, Daniel Bélanger has been one of the most talked about and successful songwriters in Quebec. A Propos has received an advance copy of his newest album entitled Chic de ville and you'll have the privilege of hearing most of it on this edition of the program as well as some translations of his lyrics by host Jim Corcoran.
A Propos - March 17& 23, 2013Mar 17, 2013 | 54:00A Propos March 17& 23, 2013 Audio
A Propos March 17& 23, 2013 Mar 17, 2013 | 54:00This week, A Propos goes off the beaten path and features free spirits, unpredictable and unconventional artists who remain outsiders even if they reach serious recognition. Hear rebellious innovators who refuse to conform and renegade songwriters of the
A Propos - March 11 & 17, 2012Mar 11, 2012 | 53:57A Propos March 11 & 17, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 11 & 17, 2012 Mar 11, 2012 | 53:57Again this week, we are featuring and even celebrating rebellious innovators who go about songwriting in a non-conventional sometimes provocative manner. Hear bold, risk taking songwriters and bands who are changing and broadening popular music in Quebec.
A Propos - March 18 & 24, 2012Mar 18, 2012 | 54:00A Propos March 18 & 24, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 18 & 24, 2012 Mar 18, 2012 | 54:00We're presently in climate limbo, between winter and spring, and host Jim Corcoran has just what we need to forget all this uncertainty: music to make you move, make you smile, maybe even make you sweat. This week on A Propos, only groovy, up tempo and feel good francophone music.
A Propos - March 25 & 31, 2012Mar 25, 2012 | 54:00A Propos March 25 & 31, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 25 & 31, 2012 Mar 25, 2012 | 54:00We feature the music of artists who have been nominated for a Juno award in the Francophone Album of the Year category, this year. The nominees are Catherine Major, Coeur de pirate, Jérôme Minière, Fred Pellerin and Malajube. All artists that we like and have broadcast on A Propos. Hear host Jim Corcoran's translation of their songs and discover these award-winning musicians.
A Propos - April 8 & 14, 2012Apr 8, 2012 | 54:00A Propos April 8 & 14, 2012 Audio
A Propos April 8 & 14, 2012 Apr 8, 2012 | 54:00This week, we feature only women singer songwriters from French Canada. Hear the much talked about Lisa Leblanc, from New Brunswick, as well as many other original and inspired songwriters from Quebec. Discover their poetry as host Jim Corcoran translates their songs.
A Propos - April 15 & 21, 2012Apr 15, 2012 | 53:59A Propos April 15 & 21, 2012 Audio
A Propos April 15 & 21, 2012 Apr 15, 2012 | 53:59For the first time in his 24 years on air, host Jim Corcoran heads to his hometown for a special live recording of A Propos in Sherbrooke, Quebec, with special guest Caracol. We caught up with Caracol, who is also a Sherbrooke native, the day she was in concert there. Hear her in conversation with Jim Corcoran and also, in live performance with her musicians, Manuel Gasse and Audrey-Michèle Simard.
A Propos - April 22 & 28, 2012Apr 22, 2012 | 53:59A Propos April 22 & 28, 2012 Audio
A Propos April 22 & 28, 2012 Apr 22, 2012 | 53:59This week, we feature Quebec's hottest new young country band, Isabeau et les chercheurs d'or, recorded live for A Propos at the Studio-théâtre de la Place des arts, in Montreal. They are country, but they are also folk, bluegrass, swing, all acoustic and very honest. Hear these great musicians from Quebec City in a terrific intimate concert. Delightful and very surprising.
A Propos - April 29 & May 5, 2012Apr 29, 2012 | 53:59A Propos April 29 & May 5, 2012 Audio
A Propos April 29 & May 5, 2012 Apr 29, 2012 | 53:59This week, A Propos features some of the French world's most brilliantly talented women songwriters. Hear great songs from women who have something to say. Sometimes they are poetic and soothing and sometimes they are hard, aggressive, even violent. Host Jim Corcoran has translated ten songs for you so that you can discover the creativity and poetry of these amazing songwriters.
A Propos - May 6 & 12, 2012May 6, 2012 | 54:00A Propos May 6 & 12, 2012 Audio
A Propos May 6 & 12, 2012 May 6, 2012 | 54:00This week, host Jim Corcoran presents our broadest and most daring A Propos' Songwriters' Session yet. It brings together Persian musicians and singers, a scholar of la chanson française, and three very different singer songwriters for a unique evening of original music. Hear this exclusive concert featuring Martin Léon, Patrice Michaud, Betty Bonifassi, Audrey Emery, Azam Ali, Kiya and Ziya Tabassian, on stage at L'Astral Theatre in Montreal. This was a very special A Propos' Songwriters' Session that celebrated Coup de cœur francophone's 25th anniversary last November. An unforgettable event recorded especially for A Propos' listeners.
A Propos - May 13 & 19, 2012May 13, 2012 | 54:00A Propos May 13 & 19, 2012 Audio
A Propos May 13 & 19, 2012 May 13, 2012 | 54:00The conclusion of our exceptionnally broad, entertaining and inclusive Songwriters' Session recorded last fall for A Propos at L'Astral Theatre in Montreal. Hear a touching new song written in memory of Lhasa by Kiya Tabassian, as well as a wonderful young singer called Audrey Emery. Also, hear the music of Patrice Michaud, Martin Léon and Betty Bonifassi in unique arrangements as they all perform together for the very first time.

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