Il était une bergère
Il etait une bergere
Il était une bergère is a French folk song telling the story of a young shepherdess who ends up beating up her kitten because he stole some cheese.
The musical form is straightforward and consists of five 2-measure fragments : A-B-A-C-C'.
This score is an arrangement of Il était une bergère for easy violin and piano.
It is to be played entirely in the first position.
It is written in the key of E Major, and it introduces the D# (3rd finger) on the A string.
This piece is fun to play, as it mixes arco passages with right and left hand pizzicato.
For your greater enjoyment, the violin part includes the complete French lyrics (10 verses).
Duration : 00:30
Source : French Folk Songs
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