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16:52 Feb 15, 2005
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Other / entertainment
French term or phrase: chanson à répondre
Song where one person is the 'leader'. The leader sings a line and the group answers or repeats sung line.
Carolel
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1round singin
bigedsenior
2 +2call and responseMerit


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
chanson à répondre
call and response


Explanation:
Just from memory

Merit
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elena Petelos: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls=GGLD,GGLD:2005-06,GGL..."CALL AND RESPONSE STYLE" SONG&spell=1 ...not exactly :-)) that's from my answer :-)))
0 min
  -> thanks for the research

agree  Assimina Vavoula
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25 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
chanson à répondre
round singin


Explanation:
The Round Book: Rounds Kids Love to Sing, by Margaret Read MacDonald and Winifred Jaeger, illustrated by Yvonne ...
... Song leaders will find the clearly written suggestions for round singing particularly helpful ... warmth-giver, the ancient art of round singing is ancient precisely because it is so ...
http://www.shoestringpress.com/books/roundbook.html


ROUND SINGING AFFICIANADOS are invited to contact Sol "Roundman" Weberabout singing events, books and albums, etc. Check below for lots ofserious and fun info on these and related subjects, including the new website. ... 2 includes a special funny round singing number specially written by Sol ...
http://www.mindspring.com/~cynthiadavid/Dsolweber.html


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Note added at 7 hrs 29 mins (2005-02-16 00:22:03 GMT)
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...singinG....

bigedsenior
Local time: 21:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  yeswhere: as in 'Frere Jaques' or ' London's Burning'
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