Jolly shepherd and upon on a hill as he sat, So loud he blew his little horn and kept right well his gait, Early in a morning late in an evening And ever blew this little boy so merrily piping, Terliter lo, terliter lo, terliter lo, Terliter lo, terliter lo, terliter lo.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Melvill David , "Jolly shepherd", published 1612 [vocal trio], a round in Book of Roundels [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Linda Godry
This text was added to the website: 2009-01-17
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Word count: 52