This is definitely one of the strangest tunes Django wrote. I’m told it was the “B-side” of the “Nuage” vinyl record and is supposed to represent the horrors of war as opposed to Nuages cloud-like beauty. My old Gyspy Jazz group “Babik” had both songs arranged for symphony orchestras to back us up …it’s quite a thrill to have a 100 piece back-up band!
Here are the violin parts for Babik’s Symphonic arrangement…
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