142. ’Twas in the Moon of Wintertime
||UNE JEUNE PUCELLE|
||H. Barrie Cabena (1970)|
||188.8.131.52.8.8 with refrain|
||French folk melody|
||Arr. © 1971 H. Barrie Cabena (admin. Augsburg Fortress)|
||Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.|Text Information:
This English text preserves the earliest known Canadian hymn, originally written in the Huron language by a missionary, later translated into French, and eventually paraphrased in English. It is set to a French noël tune old enough to have been used for the original version.