*Ventabren is a village near Aix en Provence in France
**Romanhòla was a very poor musicologist.


Monique said, "This carol was learned from the group Montjòia's record "Cançons dei festas provençalas" (Songs of the Provençal Celebrations). You can buy the CD at Le Moustier. I have the original LP - a very good one!

It's a carol from "Noëls de Notre-Dame des Doms". Notre-Dame des Doms is a cathedral in Avignon, France. The local churchgoers would create carols to tunes they knew - often dance tunes. They started to be written down/collected from the 16th century on (this is what it says on the sleeve of the LP). This one is one of them."




Thanks to Monique Palomares for singing this song for us!

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Pastres, rintratz vòstrei tropèus

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song, the midi, the sheet music and the mp3 music.

Mercé plan!