Best Classical Tunes The Best Music in the World Tune Search using notes.
Dictionary of Musical Themes.

Play up to ten notes, and find your tune!
Tune Search using text.
It searches our database for your text.

Scores, sheet music, mp3 audio recordings, midi files, thematic notation, themes dictionary, and heaps of musical information, for world-famous melodies, songs and instrumental music, all in one place.
English Français Deutsch Espanol Italiano
English Français Deutsch Espanol Italiano
Identify your tune by clicking its first ten notes on our online piano
Il était une Bergère Help Opus Details
For feedback and questions, please contact Victor Gomersall.
This is a charming French nursery rhyme. Obviously, there is a great deal of confusion as to whether the subject is a shepherd or a shepherdess, as the title uses the masculine pronoun Il with the feminine noun bergere In this edition, the words have been changed to consistently describe a shepherdess.

It sounds very authentic and rustic when played on the cor anglais, with a gentle string quartet accompanying it. This PDF score also includes all the instrumental parts, for Cor Anglais, and string quartet players.
Category: Folk Song String Quartet Featuring EnglishHorn Traditional Period
Time Signature 6 /8 Key Signature   A Major also featuring Violin, Viola Play MP3 using player below.

1    Il était une Bergère
 A PDF file of the score is displayed below. Move mouse to top of score and click the rightmost icon, to show Adobe reader toolbar, and to print the score

It appears you don't have a PDF plugin for this browser. Not a problem. You can click here to download and view the PDF file of this musical score.

Information Just Listen to Music Search for music Help Thematic Indexes Look then listen
Contact Play Full Works Virtual Piano Tune Search Help Composers Composers
About Six of the Best Text Tune Search Frequently Asked Questions Instruments Instruments
Home Quiz Search by speech recognition About this Site Ensembles Ensembles
Links Playlist   Instructions for speech recognition Categories Categories
      Periods Periods
  Countries Countries