BRASS BAND - French Chansons mvt. 1 - nous sommes de l'ordre de Saint Babouyn

Loyset Comp�re
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Classical music
Brass band
Instrumental parts
Not available

The title of this song translates as "We are of the Order of drunken fools" and was originally written for SATB by French Renaissance composer Loyset Compere.

Full lyrics are …

"We are of the Order of drunken fools The Order does not command us to get up early Sleep on till primes and drink good wine and tra la la and say mattins over a jug of wine for dinner a nice fat capon soup laced with egg yolk as on Shrove Tuesday a chunk of beef and fat mutton and bom bom bom and that's the life we ask for"

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