Flemish Vivat

The so- called “Flemish” vivat is a song with half-French and half-Latin lyrics formerly (and sometimes still) sung during festivals or weddings in the north of France. This Flemish vivat has other functions; it is most often sung during wedding dinners, but it can also accompany a birthday (birth or marriage 1 ), or even a personal success (bac, permit, promotion …) [ref. necessary]

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Ya Mustapha

Ya Mustapha , sometimes spelled Ya Mustafa ( Arabic يا مصطفى), and sometimes named after her chorus Darling I love you, honey I adore you , is an Egyptian song, whose origins are poorly known. The lyrics are composed in three different languages: Arabic , French and Italian . There is also a Greek version( Μουσταφά ) and a Turkish version, very popular in these countries.

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Edward Jones (musician)

Edward Jones , born in March 1752 in Llandderfel in Gwynned and died on April 18, 1824, is a Welsh musician . Jones is known as both harpist , bard , composer, arranger, but also the collector and publisher of traditional tunes 1 . He is the official harpist of the Prince of Wales , and he adopts the name of bard Bardd y Brenin when it reaches the royal throne in 1820 …

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It’s a Long Way to Tipperary

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary is an air of music hall written by Jack Judge and Harry Williams in 1912 1 . Sung for the first time on a British music hall scene in 1913 by Florrie Forde , the song was popularized by the Connaught Rangers when they crossed Boulogne-sur-Mer on August 13, 1914 . This was noted by the Daily Mail correspondent George Curnock, and published in this newspaper on August 18, 1914 . The air is then regularly taken over by other soldiers of …

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Greensleeves

Greensleeves is a traditional English song written in honor of a “lady with green sleeves” ( green : “green” and sleeve : “sleeve”). According to a popular legend, it was composed by King Henry VIII (1491-1547) in honor of Anne Boleyn (1501 or 1507-1536). It is based on the passamezzo Antico , an ostinato bass or progression agreements popular during the Italian Renaissance and known throughout Europe …

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Frankie and Johnny

Frankie and Johnny is the title of a traditional American song also known as Frankie and Johnny were Lovers , Frankie and Albert or simply Frankie . She has become a standard for jazz , blues and country music . The lyrics tell the story of a woman named Frankie who surprises her companion Johnny in the bed of another. She kills him and ends up, depending on the version, imprisoned or executed.

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