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Lyr Req: Peppinetta (Milan, from Singing Together)

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GUEST 13 Aug 09 - 09:31 AM
GUEST,Mike of Hessle 14 Aug 09 - 04:48 AM
Joe Offer 14 Aug 09 - 04:34 PM
DMcG 15 Aug 09 - 09:46 AM
GUEST,H.C.F. 21 Aug 09 - 03:56 AM
Jim Dixon 06 Sep 09 - 06:11 PM
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Subject: 'Peppinetta' lyrics, folksong from Milan
From: GUEST
Date: 13 Aug 09 - 09:31 AM

Could anyone please send me the lyrics for folksong 'Peppinetta', heard on the BBC 'Singing Together' programmes in 1958

H.C.F.


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Subject: RE: 'Peppinetta' lyrics, folksong from Milan
From: GUEST,Mike of Hessle
Date: 14 Aug 09 - 04:48 AM

I have asked the people in our Italian office (based in Milan) and they do not know this song. They will look into this and let me know if they find anything.

Do you have any other information on it.


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Subject: RE: Peppinetta - Milan folksong from Singing Together
From: Joe Offer
Date: 14 Aug 09 - 04:34 PM

refresh - title augmented to see if that helps


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Subject: ADD: Peppinetta
From: DMcG
Date: 15 Aug 09 - 09:46 AM

I don't know the Italian, but here's how it appeared in Singing Together, 1977:

PEPPINETTA

Merry and sweet is Peppinetta,
Carolling all the long day through
(La la lie-ra, la, la, la,
lie-ra la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la,
La la lie-ra la la la, lie-ra la la la la la la
La la la la.}
Down by the shore at sun-down I met her,
Washing her nets as fisher-girls so,
Down by the shore at sun-down I met her
Washing her nets, as fisher-girls do
(La La etc)

All the day long for coral toiling,
Poor in her home beside the sea
(La la, etc)
Yet ne'er a frown her sweet face is spoiling,
Fair as a flow'r, contented is she,
Yet ne'er a frown her sweet face is spoiling
Fair as a flow'r , contented is she

===

I may have m,iscounted the 'la's!


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Subject: RE: Peppinetta - Milan folksong from Singing Together
From: GUEST,H.C.F.
Date: 21 Aug 09 - 03:56 AM

Many thanks to DMcG for the lyrics of Peppinetta. I have been searching for so long, and it is so good to have your response.

H.C.F.


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Subject: RE: Peppinetta - Milan folksong from Singing Together
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 06 Sep 09 - 06:11 PM

The following book has musical notation for piano and one or two voices, with lyrics in Italian and English. The English is different from the words posted above.

Songs of Italy: Sixty-Five Tuscan, Florentine, Lombardian and Other Italian Folk and Popular Songs collected and edited by Eduardo Marzo, English translations by Dr. Theo. Baker (New York: G. Schirmer, 1904), page 12.


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