Edo Lullaby

  • arrangement of the traditional Japanese lullaby for two voices and string trio (or for children's choir and piano)

  • Duration 4' 25"

Words

traditional

Availability

choral photocopying licence for sale from this website
up to 25 copies for GBP30.00 or USD60.00
up to 50 copies for GBP35.00 or USD70.00
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Text

transliteration to English
Nen-nen korori yo, Okorori yo,
Bo(u)ya wa yoi ko da, Nenne shina.
Bo(u)ya no omori wa, Doko e itta?
Ano yama koete, Sato e itta.
Sato no miyage ni, Nani morouta?
Den-den taiko ni, Sho(u) no fue.

translation
Hush hush, you are a good boy,
so sleep tight.
Where has your nanny gone?
Over the mountains to her home town.
What has she given you?
A little rattle and a flute.

Categories

choral - high voices accompanied; vocal - two or more solo voices.