June 20th, 2016
The Pig and The Sheep is a little Aesop’s fable. You can listen to it below and read along with the text… MP3 Recording of The Pig and The Sheep The Pig and The Sheep A Pig found his way into a meadow where a flock of Sheep were grazing. The shepherd caught him, and […]
June 19th, 2016
Here’s a short, little Aesop’s Fable called The Moon and Her Mother with an mp3 recording… MP3 Recording of The Moon and Her Mother The Moon and Her Mother The Moon once begged her Mother to make her a gown. "How can I?" replied she; "there’s no fitting your figure. At one time you’re a […]
July 16th, 2015
It’s always fun to read fables. They make you think of an earlier, simpler time. We think of fables as being for young children. However, a French teacher I recently spoke with told me that in France today, Jean de La Fontaine’s fables are mostly read by high school students. That’s because the language is […]
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Featuring sheet music and links to recordings!
In Christmas Carols Around The World we've gathered over 75 beloved carols from countries and cultures all around the globe.
Each carol includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation.
Each includes links to recordings on the Mama Lisa website, some by professional
musicians, but many by ordinary people who have contributed them to us, to help
preserve their culture.
Most include beautiful illustrations and sheet music.
Many have commentary sent to us by our correspondents who write about the history of
the songs and what they meant in their lives.
We've included beloved favorites from all over the world like:
"Tu scendi dalle stelle (You Come Down from the Stars)" from Italy.
"Guillô prends ton tambourin (Patapan)" from France.
And "Cantos para pedir posada (Carol to Ask for Lodging)" from Mexico.
We've also included English language favorites like
"Good King Wenceslas".
And spirituals like "Go Tell It On The Mountain".
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