Asked in English to French
What is 'clear water' when translated from English to French?
Eau claire is a French equivalent of the English phrase "clear water." The pronunciation of the feminine singular noun and adjective -- which reference perhaps most famously a college town in central-west Wisconsin within the United States of America -- will be "o kler" in French. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Marie-Claire Antoine written?
Marie-Claire Antoine has written: 'Learn French together' -- subject(s): Activity programs, Creative activities and seat work, English, English speakers, French language, Games for travelers, Study and teaching (Primary), Textbooks for foreign speakers ...
Asked in Lyrics and Sheet Music, Composers
Who composed 'La Claire fontaine' and in what year?
"à la Claire fontaine" is a traditional French Folk song.It was brought to Québec where the coureurs des bois made various variations of it. According tothe booklet that comes with the Folkways Record's 'Canada Story in Song' By Allan Mills ''To keep up the colonists' spritits during the long winter months, Champlain and a young lawyer called Marc Lescatbot founded ''l'ordre de Bon-Temps'' (The order of Good Cheer). Besides the pleasures of the table, L'ordre de Bon-Temps provided entertainment, Plays were perfromed and many songs...
Asked in Music Genres
Who first sang 'A la Claire fontaine'?
à la Claire fontaine" is a traditional song, still popular nowadays. There are a number of versions of it; the best-known version in France came back from Canada where the French troops sang it as sort of an hymn. (see link) A written version exists since 1704, but the first writers and singers of the song are unknown. "Chante rossignol chante - la fin de l'été tu as le coeur à rire, moi je l'ai à pleurer..." ...
Asked in TV and Movie Music
In the film Au revoir les enfants what song are the children singing as they walk to the school at the beginning?
I believe they are singing the french children's song, A La Claire Fontaine. This song can also be heard being sung at the end of the film The Painted Veil with Edward Norton and Naomi Watts. ...