Le troubadour wallon « The Walloon Troubadour »

Welcome to this website dedicated to the manuscripts of old popular music of Wallonia (Belgium).

Spread, adapt, play, dance and make this heritage of old melodies live.



ABC Notation




This website shows the results of a research and encoding project and of manuscripts of old dance music from Wallonia (Belgium).

Our objectives are

- to retrieve and translate these old music scores and encode them into a digital format ;

- generate and spread clean, modern music scores that allow musicians to exploit and valorise this heritage.

Next objectives

December 2016 – January 2017

Publication, after check and correction, of the manuscritps (PDF) of Delhaise, Jamin, Bierlaire

Maybe a provisional version of the fac simile of the Houssa (PDF)

1st Quarter 2017

A reliable version of the fac simile of the Houssa


About 10 documents within the next ones : list

Gembloux, 22/12/2016

Olivier Vienne