A Carol from the 15th or 16th century…

Nous étions trois bergerettes - French Children's Songs - France - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


* "Nau" in Anjou dialect means "Christmas", "Naulet" is a diminutive.



Many thanks to Monique Palomares for singing this carol for us!

Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Nous étions trois bergerettes

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song, and for providing the midi and sheet music. 2nd translator: Lisa Yannucci.

Image: Adoration of the Shepherds, Jacob Jordaens, Belgium, 1617.