Frère Jacques - Canadian Children's Songs - Canada - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Here's a nice recording of Frère Jacques in both French and English by Ezwa. The version on this mp3 mixes the French and English lyrics above.

Comments

Jen Muise wrote, "Frère Jacques is very typical French-Canadian song."

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First recording of Frère Jacques is by Ezwa for Librivox (edited down by Mama Lisa).

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Many thanks to Monique Palomares for singing Frère Jacques for us - 2nd recording!

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Many thanks to Susan Pomerantz for playing this tune on piano - 3rd recording.

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Frère Jacques

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Jen Muise for contributing this song for Canada!

Illustration by Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel (1851-1913) from Vieilles Chansons pour les Petits Enfants: Avec Accompagnements / de Ch. M. Widor (1844 - 1937); Illustrations Par M.B. de Monvel. Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, [1883]. The image was graphically edited by Lisa Yannucci.

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