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L'aio de rotso (English singing translation) for alto and guitar

By Traditional

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Alto Voice, Guitar - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by David Warin Solomons. 20th Century, World, Folk. Score, Sheet Music Single. 3 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.53555).

Item Number: S0.53555

One of three Songs of the Auvergne which I have arranged for:alto and guitar (versions in the original language and in an English singing translation) ==flute and guitar ==clarinet and guitar ==The songs are: Bailero, Ound Onoren and L'Aio de Rotso ==The sound samples are electronic previews. ===A video of me singing the English version of Bailero can be found on youtube here:

Original words (in Auvergnat)

L'aïo dé rotso té foro mourir, filhoto, l'aïo dé rotso té foro mourir.
Né té cal pas beïr oquel aïo quel aïo,
mes cal prendr' un couot d'oquel aïo dé bi!
S'uno filhoto sé bouol morida, pitchouno, s'uno filhoto sé bouol morida,
li cal pas douna d'oquel aïo dé rotso,
aïmaro miliour oquel aïo dé bi.

My English singing translation:
Sparkling spring water, little girl, that drink is fatal. Sparkling spring water will not let you live.
You should never drink of the spring's flowing water, you should take the water the vine will provide
When a young maiden wants to wed, oh little one, so when a young maiden wants a wedding fine,
she should not be given the spring's flowing water, she will much prefer if it comes from the vine.

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