Born and raised in Quebec City, Maxime Bégin grew up in a family that placed great importance on education, art and the French language, it is guided by these values and passions that Maxime Bégin chose his career path. Following ten years of private piano study, he pursued music at Cégep de Saint-Laurent and at the University of Montreal where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Classical piano interpretation. He then went on to specialize at Université Laval where he earned two master’s degrees in music (piano interpretation and instrumental didactics).
Dans la Prison de Londres
arr. Maxime Bégin
SSA with piano – CP 1856 – duration 2:40
SA with piano – CP 1859
SATB with piano – CP 1994
This song, known in France under the title Dans les prisons de Nantes, originated in Basse-Loire in the XVII century and crossed the Atlantic with the exiles who arrived in Nouvelle-France. It has since been popularized by many artists, including Edith Piaf, Nana Mouskouri and Louise Forestier. It is presented here in a catchy and full of surprises arrangement that will offer a fun challenge to choirs of all levels.