Si vous la baisez, comptez quinze (Pierre Passereau)
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Title: Si vous la baisez, comptez quinze
Composer: Pierre Passereau
First published: 1545 in Livre 16: 29 chansons a 4 (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 5
2nd published: 1554 in Premier recueil de chansons (Le Roy & Ballard), no. 8
Description: The rules of Real Tennis explained. The game, particularly popular under Francois I (France) and Henry VIII (England), involved rules for scoring partly dependent upon in which part of the court a given shot had been placed. c.f. reaching bases in Baseball.
Original text and translations
| French text
Translation by Edward Tambling
(alt. trans. Timmi O'Danaos & Donna Ferrentes)