Street Organ

orgue barbarie

A street organ or, "orgue de barbarie" is a pipe instrument closely related to the church organ and played in public places during 19th century: its name,"barbarie", probably comes from a famous organ maker from Italy, named Barberi.

The typical festive sound and charming decorations painted on this instrument can be easily transported everywhere, making it an ideal instrument for street music, brightening the hearts onlookers who happen along.

You will feel a touch of nostalgia for old Paris while listening to universally beloved french songs.

Relive the enchantment that is Paris with these great french classics: "La valse à mille temps", "Le temps des cerises", "Boum", "Paname", "Rêve bohémien"...


Services Information

Show : Street organ with singer
Instruments :

Portable street organ

Repertoire :

Ménilmontant, A Paris, Aux Champs Elysées, la complainte de la Butte, Entre Pigalle et Blanche, la mer, la bohème, l’hymne à l’amour, la javanaise…

Duration :

120 minutes to be divided in 1, 2 or 3 set performances

Sound system : Please inquire
Wardrobe :

Gavroche or Parisian street urchin