Vi äro musikanter (Traditional)

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Editor: Eva Toller (submitted 2004-09-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 207 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Arranged by Eva Toller. All files are available on (Midi files available for each part.

General Information

Title: Vi äro musikanter
Composer: Anonymous (Traditional)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: Swedish
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Traditional Swedish folksong.

External websites:

  • Swedish.png Swedish text and English.png English translation available from Eva Toller's Website (translation by Eva Toller, 2004).

Original text and translations

Swedish.png Swedish text

Vi äro musikanter, allt ifrån Skaraborg.
Vi kan spela fio-lio-lio-lej,
vi kan spela basfiol och flöjt.
Och vi kan dansa bomfaderallan lej.

Vi äro musikanter…
Och vi kan dansa åt andra hållet med.