(German folk song, adapted B. Thompson, Lyrics by Richard Compton, publ. 1921)

1. In May, in May,
In merry, merry May,
How warm and happy we will be,
Sing ho for lovely May!

2. In May, in May,
All out of doors to play,
When all the trees are turning green,
In lovely, lovely May!

See also

  • Subject: spring
  • Harmony: I IV V chords
  • Melody: tonic triad
  • Meter: 2
  • Scale: pentachord
  • Tones: drmfs
  • Source: 140 Folk-songs with Piano Accompaniment “rote Songs” for Grades I, II and III,Archibald Thompson Davison, Thomas Whitney Surette, 1921
  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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