Etienne de Lavaulx: Il est né le divin Enfant (French Christmas Carol)

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), A pheasant in a winter landscape, signed and dated ‘Archibald Thorburn 1913’ (lower right) pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour and with gum arabic on buff paper, 10¾ x 7½ in. (27.3 x 19 in.), Image Source: Christie’s
Il est né le divin Enfant played on a 5 Chord Zither

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Etienne de Lavaulx at youtube

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Archibald Thorburn at Christie’s

Hat Tip

Many thanks to bluebird of bitterness for introducing me to this music in the post Today’s Cultural Moment.

Thanks for Visiting 🙂


20 Comments Add yours

  1. What a delightful way to begin the day! 🙂 Thank you!

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    1. My pleasure, Sheila! Thanks for visiting. 😎


  2. That is a wonderful painting!

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    1. I am so pleased you enjoy it, Bon Repos Gites. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. 🙂

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      1. You are most welcome! 🙂

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  3. shoreacres says:

    This is one of my favorite carols, and this is a lovely version.

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  4. Beautiful pheasant. I recall learning to sing this song in our high school French class.

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    1. Like most songs, I am sure it sounds even more beautiful in French! Thanks for sharing your memory, Rosaliene. 🙂❤️

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  5. I’d forgotten how stunning pheasants can be. ❤️ Thanks for sharing. 😊

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  6. penwithlit says:

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  7. rothpoetry says:

    A beautiful post! I love the painting of the pheasant. We had them in the fields around us when I was growing up. They are such beautiful birds.

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    1. I would love to see one! Thanks for sharing your memory, Dwight. 🙂

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      1. rothpoetry says:

        You are welcome. They are really beautiful creatures.

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  8. Anita Bacha says:

    Absolutely beautiful post!

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    1. I’m so pleased you enjoy this, Anita! Thanks for visiting. 🙂

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      1. Anita Bacha says:

        Pleasure always, my dear friend 😊

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  9. i wish you a merry christmas


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