Regrouped by Joseph Canteloube, this book is the second series from the set Chants D'Auvergne. This edition, written for Voice and Piano, contains lyrics in local dialect “Occitan”, with the French translation below. Some directives are given to obtain the correct pronunciation of the language.
It features five songs: I. Pastourelle / The Shepherdess
II. L'Antouènou (L'Antoine) / Antoine
III. La Pastroueletta è lou Chibalié / The Shepherdess and the Horse-rider
IV. La Delaïssádo (La délaissée) / The neglected
V. Deux Bourrées / Two Bourrées:
a. N'aï pas iéu de mîo (Je n'ai pas d'Amie) / I don't have a Friend
b. Lo calhé (La Calle)
Joseph Canteloube (1879-1957) was a French composer, musician and author, mainly known for his folk songs and for the series Chants D'Auvergne inspired by the area his family was from.