À la claire Fontaine
A la claire Fontaine - By the Clear Fountain - Sparkling FountainÀ la claire Fontaine [By The Clear Fountain] is a traditional French folk song which is especially popular in the French-speaking areas of Canada.
The song probably appeared as early as 1604, when the first permanent French settlements were established in Québec.
As is common with all traditional songs, there are many different versions of both the lyrics and the music of this song.
This score is an arrangement of À la claire fontaine for descant (soprano) recorder with piano accompaniment.
It is set in the key of D Major, modulating up to G Major.
The descant recorder part is appropriate for beginners on the descant recorder.
Duration : 01:05
Source : French Folk Songs
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