Nicolas Saboly (1714-1775) wrote a set of lyrics to this carol to the tune of an earlier song called Vàutrei, fiheto, qu'avès de galant (You, girls, who have suitors/sweethearts).


"This is the way I learned it." -Monique



MP3: Monique Palomares

In this video, you can hear the first verse used as a chorus, then the verses 3, 4, and 5. The verses 4 and 5 are sung to the tune originally chosen by Saboly.
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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Pastres, pastretas

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song

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