Jouons beau jeu (Jean de Castro)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-05)  CPDL #37437:        (Finale 2008)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2015-11-05).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 79 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Jouons beau jeu tout en riant
Composer: Jean de Castro

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAT
Genre: SecularChanson

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575 in Livre de chansons a 3, no. 24

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Original text and translations

French.png French text

Jouons beau jeu tout en riant,
si faisons chere lie,
Et si buvons ce vin friant
Laissant melancholie,
Mais en buvant soyons dehet, (dehait)
Chantant la chansonette,
Disans par amourette
Jouons beau jeu tout en riant.
En courtinette.

English.png English translation

Let’s have a laugh as we entwine,
For if we show good cheer,
And if we drink some good strong wine
We’ll set aside our fear,
And drinking, oh we shall be gay,
Singing a little ditty,
Showing that we are witty,
Let’s have a laugh as we entwine,
In propinquity.

Translation by Thomas Daughton