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  1. “ Sumer is icumen in. Sadly sigh boo hoo, Summer is a time for fun. But not for me and you. Though there’s lots of lovely sun. There’s nothing much to do.
  2. May 02,  · Sumer is icumen in, Lhude sing cuccu! Groweþ sed and bloweþ med And springþ þe wde nu, Sing cuccu! Awe bleteþ after lomb, Lhouþ after calue cu. Bulluc sterteþ, bucke uerteþ, Murie sing cuccu! Cuccu, cuccu, wel singes þu cuccu; Ne swik þu nauer nu. Sing cuccu nu. Sing cuccu.
  3. Sep 23,  · 78_sumer-is-icumen-in_the-english-singers-john-of-fornsete_gbiab Location USA Run time Scanner Internet Archive Python library Scanningcenter George Blood, L.P. Size Source 78 User_cleaned Alex DiPasquale User_metadataentered Shaun Kinney User_transferred Shaun Kinney.
  4. "Sumer Is Icumen In" is a very old English song which can be sung as a round. It is the oldest example of a round that we know of. The composer is unknown. It was written down around the middle of the 13th century by a monk but we do not know whether that monk composed it, or whether it had been composed earlier. The title means "Summer has.
  5. Sumer Is Icumen In (so͝om`ər ĭs ēko͝om`ən ĭn) [M.E.,=summer has (literally: is) come in], an English rota or round composed c It is the earliest extant example of canon, of six part music, and of ground bass. Four tenor voices are in canon and two bass voices sing the pes, or ground, also in canon.
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  7. Sumer is icumen in Alt ernative. Title Composer Anonymous: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. IA Key F major Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. ca. Language English, Latin alternative text in original Piece Style Medieval: Instrumentation voices Extra Locations Reliquary of English Song Songs of England (Bantock, Granville)Composer: Anonymous.
  8. “Sumer is icumen in”, also known as the Cuckoo Song, is a good example of a round. A better analogy for the calls of the two cuckoos, however, comes from the phase music of .

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