“Tu disois que j’en mourroys” is a narrative song by Claudin de Sermisy like “Il est bel et bon” (ref. ACJ 6017) and “La plus belle de la ville” (ref. ACJ 6029). These songs are about women speaking. This sheet music is about an argument between a mother and her daughter. It shows how much girls were kept in the dark. The musical speech is written with a quick beat. The musical phrases are short and repeated by the four voices or alternating with two voices. This song requires to be performed with lively to enhance the futility and the funny aspect of the topic. The last four measures also have to be highlighted by the actor-singers.
Tu disois que j'en mourroys (Claudin De Sermisy/ Jacques Barbier )
Tétin refait plus blanc (Clément Janequin/ Clément Marot/ Jacques Barbier )