Many years ago, I wrote this "Drinking Song" for the play "The Bourgeois Gentleman" of Moli�re. In Act IV-Sc�ne 1 the count Dorante asks if everybody can be silent when the musiciens are playing: "What they will play, is much more interesting than we ever could say." The refrain is an incentive to drink altogheter a glass of wine: "Buvons chers amis, buvons!" or "Let us drink, dear friends, let us drink!". The melody is very simple in the style of a Folk Song and the piano is composed in a more jazzy direction with a walking bass. It’s possible to listen to an MP3 file with Rachel Fabry, mezzo.

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