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Last updated: 04.09.21
Germine can be found in Folklore Quebecois and Airs de Folklore Livre 2 as an arrangement by Jean Chatillon for a soprano solo with piano accompaniment.
A ballad relating a typical tale: As described in the video:
During the time of the crusades, the Prince of Amboise, much changed we imagine, returns to the door of his wife's castle after seven years of absence. He must prove his identity to his young chaste wife by answering three riddles about their wedding day, which he answers correctly. Not convinced yet, she asks him for another private detail, this time from their wedding night!.He answers that on that very night, he hugged her with such strength that her ring broke - and thereupon presents her with the pieces! Only now is she convinced!
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youtube15.jpg Germine (7:46) Vazzy