Lyrics - French
(French folk song)
Au clair de la Lune mon ami Pierrot
prète moi ta plume pour écrire un mot,
ma chan-delle est morte jen’ai plus de feu,
ouvre moi ta porte pour l’amour de dieu.
English Lyrics - In the moonlight
In the moonlight my friend Pierrot
lend me your pen to write a word,
my candle is dead I have no more fire,
open your door to me for god’s sake.
Singable English Lyrics
At your door I’m knocking, by the pale moonlight,
Lend a pen, I beg you, I’ve a word to write.
Out has gone my candle, my fire burns no more,
For the love of heaven, open up the door!
Section A for Recorder Notes B, A, G
- folk songs from France
- do, re, mi songs
- recorder GAB songs
- recorder DEF#GAB songs
- songs with ostinati
- recorder B, D’ songs
- songs with whole notes
- songs with Orff arrangements
- same tune: C’est la jolie fête, la fête des Rois
- Easy piano accompaniment
- source: 140 Folk-songs with Piano Accompaniment “rote Songs” for Grades I, II and III,Archibald Thompson Davison, Thomas Whitney Surette, 1921
Extras for Plus Members
- Song with chords, Orff arrangement with Glockenspiel/Recorder ostinato – notes B, D’ (PDF)
- MIDI file
- Listen to the song
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