Three French Songbirds – Unison

Photo credit: Wildlife Boy1 via Visualhunt.com / CC BY
Photo credit: Wildlife Boy1 via Visualhunt.com / CC BY

Unison Voices and Piano, with Optional “C” Instrument and Percussion

French Folk Songs (Dans la foret lointaine and Y’a une pie)
Arranged by Earlene Rentz and Suzanne Rita Byrnes
Free with Purchase: Piano Accompaniment MP3
Pronunciation Video and translation by native French-Canadian Suzanne Rita Byrnes
Also available: 2-Part, SSA
Duration ca. 2:35

Two French folk songs celebrate the cuckoo, owl, and magpie. The dialogue between the cuckoo and the owl is captured in the voices, and the song of the magpie mother in the pear tree celebrates nature’s unique gift of song. A special pronunciation video is provided to assist you and the students.

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