Sheet Music: Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris

TitleEntre le bœuf et l'âne gris
Alternate titlesLe sommeil de l'enfant Jésus
ComposerTraditional French
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE minor
Time signature2/2
Tempo84 BPM
Performance time0:25
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-12-20
Last updated2021-12-20
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Christmas carols, Traditional/Folk


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Monday 20 December 2021

Tune of the Day: Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris

Traditional French Christmas carol

Dating from sometime between the 13th and 16th centuries, “Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris” (“Between the ox and the grey donkey”) is one of the oldest Christmas carols still sung today. It is also known as “Le sommeil de l'enfant Jésus” (“The sleep of baby Jesus”).