Jettez-moi sur l'herbette (Johannes Lupi)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2023-04-22).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 158 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. This edition is offered at original pitch (high chiavette) for S.A.T.T. or transposed down a fourth for A.T.T.B. Modernized French underlay.

General Information

Title: Jettez-moi sur l'herbette
Composer: Johannes Lupi
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATT or ATBB
Genre: SecularChanson

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1533 in Vingt et sept chansons musicales à quatre parties (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 16

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Original text and translations

French.png French text

Iectes moy sur lherbette
mon ami gratieulx,
Haulcez ma cotelette
aussi ma chemisette,
Et ne soyez honteur
de fringuer lamourette.

French.png French text

Jettez-moi sur l'herbette
mon ami gracieux,
Haussez ma cottelette,
aussi ma chemisette,
Et ne soyez honteur
de fringuer l'amourette.

English.png English translation

Throw me on the sward,
my charming b.f.
Haul up my jacket
And my blouse,
And don't be bashful
about bonking.

(trans. Timmi O'Danaos & Donna Ferrentes)