[LMB] Actually not off topic: a filk

James Burbidge james.burbidge at gmail.com
Thu May 31 00:34:05 BST 2007


On 30/05/07, PAT MATHEWS <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
>
> >From: "B. Ross Ashley" <redlion at sff.net>
> >
> >Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre,
> >Mironton, mironton, mirontaine,
> >Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre,
> >Ne sais quand reviendra.
> >
> >That the one?
> >--
>
> I'm trying to match the words you gave to the "Bear Went Over the Mountain"
> scansion. Especially the Beethoven one, though if I heard it, I'd probably
> understand.
>

The second verse isn't quite right:

Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre,
Mironton-ton-ton, mirontaine,
Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre,
Ne sais quand reviendra.
Ne sais quand reviendra,
Ne sais quand reviendra.

James


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