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Musician Melissa LavergnePHOTO: Radio-Canada / Christian Côté

Percussionist, musical director and host Mélissa Lavergne was the show’s musical programmer this week. She chose 15 songs inspired by her listening on CBC, ICI Musique and on the Internet, as well as the tastes of her CEGEP students.

” I’m at Beautiful and Bum for 20 years. It’s a great way to discover new talent,” says this great music lover. Here is his list.

  1. Shinefrom La Bronze
  2. Above-ground swimming poolThree Agreements
  3. Pachagonby Djely Tapa
  4. Dilemmafrom Lous and the Yakuza
  5. Don’t Come Aroundby Malika Tirolien
  6. Lightningby Karim Ouellet
  7. The world as a babyby Angélique Kidjo and Henri Salvador
  8. My bodyby Ariane Moffatt
  9. She dancesby Mimi O’Bonsawin
  10. The confessionfrom Lhasa of Sela
  11. Stirring up the dilemmaby Rosie Valland
  12. Greyby Geneviève Jodoin
  13. my little warriorby Monica Freire
  14. one voice Concertofrom Saint Preux
  15. Don’t bring your gangfrom Beau Dommage

To read : Female musicians: survey of women and musicHyacinthe Ravet, Otherwise, 2011 (New window)

Publisher’s Summary: This survey lifts the veil on the struggles, struggles and victories of female performers. Their relationship to music is reconsidered as a whole: why does a little girl take up the flute rather than the trombone? How does a young woman fit into an orchestra largely made up of men? And in a musician couple, how are musical practices, family life, professional visibility negotiated?