L'Harmonie Voltaique

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L'Harmonie Voltaïque was founded by Antoine Ouedraogo in 1948.
They were the first group created to play ‘modern music’ in Upper-Volta (nowadays Burkina-Faso). Antoine decided to create the colony's first modern orchestra.
Their early repertoire consisted of French Songs (especially the ballads of French crooner Tino Rossi), and latin rhythms (for e.g. the cha-cha, and bolero).
The repertoire started to change in 1964 when the multi-instrumentalist Maurice Sempore (tenor sax, flute) became the bandleader. It was under his leadership that the group started to perform songs in 'Moore' (the language of the Mossi people). He started to write modern arrangements of traditional rhythms.
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L'Harmonie Voltaique Discography Tracks

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CVD 001 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Succes D'Hier album art Sempore Maurice* Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaique* Sempore Maurice* Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaique* - Succes D'Hier(LP, Album, Mono) Disques CVD (Club Voltaïque Du Disque) CVD 001 Upper Volta 1975 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

VDB 012 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Liguidi Ya Yonr Konbgo album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* Liguidi Ya Yonr Konbgo(7", Mono) Volta Discobel VDB 012 Upper Volta 1971 Sell This Version
VDB 008 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Dunda Ya Kibsa album art Kabore Oger Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Kabore Oger Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* - Dunda Ya Kibsa(7", Single, Mono) Volta Discobel VDB 008 Upper Volta 1975 Sell This Version
SON 810 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Bayir Yaa Noogho / A Mariam Né A Awa album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* Bayir Yaa Noogho / A Mariam Né A Awa(7", Single) Songhoï Records SON 810 France 1975 Sell This Version
CVD 72 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Ouaga Affaires / Le Temps album art Sandwidi Pierre Et L'Orcheste Harmonie Voltaïque* Sandwidi Pierre Et L'Orcheste Harmonie Voltaïque* - Ouaga Affaires / Le Temps(7", Mono) Disques CVD (Club Voltaïque Du Disque) CVD 72 Upper Volta 1976 Sell This Version
CVD 71 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Je Demande Ma Demission / Mon Petit Enfant album art Sandwidi Pierre Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Sandwidi Pierre Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* - Je Demande Ma Demission / Mon Petit Enfant(7", Single, Mono) Disques CVD (Club Voltaïque Du Disque) CVD 71 Upper Volta 1976 Sell This Version
SD 180 Harmonie Voltaïque* Tonde Fanya Sorae(7") Safie Deen SD 180 Ivory Coast Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 022 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Pagh M'Bôdé album art Tapsoba Henri* et l' Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Tapsoba Henri* et l' Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* - Pagh M'Bôdé(7", Single) Volta Discobel VDB 022 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 013 L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Sigr Saaga(7", Single) Volta Discobel VDB 013 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 016 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Caisse D'Epargne album art L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Caisse D'Epargne(7", Single) Volta Discobel VDB 016 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
SON 809 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Killa Naa Naa Ye Killa / A Thérèse Baba album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* Killa Naa Naa Ye Killa / A Thérèse Baba(7", Single) Songhoï Records SON 809 France Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 015 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Kakoaadba Kibsa album art L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Kakoaadba Kibsa(7", Single) Volta Discobel VDB 015 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 011 L'Harmonie Voltaique - I Will Never Go Away / In My Life Time album art L'Harmonie Voltaique I Will Never Go Away / In My Life Time(7", Mono) Volta Discobel VDB 011 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
CVD 49 L'Harmonie Voltaique - M'Dem Kobo / Woadog Zodo album art Tapsoba Henri* Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Tapsoba Henri* Et L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* - M'Dem Kobo / Woadog Zodo(7") Disques CVD (Club Voltaïque Du Disque) CVD 49 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
SON 814 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Fanta / O.I.T. Yuum Pisnu album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* Fanta / O.I.T. Yuum Pisnu(7", Single) Songhoï Records SON 814 France Unknown Sell This Version
SON 813 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Biig Be Noore / Nôglem Nôoma album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* Biig Be Noore / Nôglem Nôoma(7", Single) Songhoï Records SON 813 Burkina Faso Unknown Sell This Version
VDB 014 L'Harmonie Voltaique - Sona Voci album art L'Orchestre Harmonie Voltaïque* Sona Voci(7", Single) Volta Discobel VDB 014 Upper Volta Unknown Sell This Version
SON 812 L'Harmonie Voltaique - M'Zaamê Né M'Béogo / Léb Giryaassê album art L'Harmonie Voltaïque* M'Zaamê Né M'Béogo / Léb Giryaassê(7") Songhoï Records SON 812 France Unknown Sell This Version

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