This Christmas Carol is in the language of the Troubadours.

Cantem Nadal - Occitan Children's Songs - Occitania - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Drugget was a coarse woven fabric.
**A flageolet is a woodwind instrument in the fipple flute family.


There are slightly different versions of this song. You'll notice slight differences between the midi tune and the sheet music.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Cantem Nadal

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song (with Lisa), for the score, the midi and the mp3 music.

Image: 1912 Illustration to Hans Christian Andersen's 'Nightingale' by Russian Artist, Heorhiy Narbut.

Mercé plan!