Pirouette, Cacahuète

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Children’s song, France.

“Pirouette, Cacahuète” is a French children’s song (comptine) about a man who has a paper house and a postman who visits, falls down and hurts his nose while trying to go up the stairs. Funny plot, right?

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“Pirouette, Cacahuète” (instrumental, 3:34 – 4/4 – 114 bpm)

 

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“Pirouette, Cacahuète”  lyrics (paroles)

1. Il était un petit homme
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Il était un petit homme
Qui avait une drôle de maison
Qui avait une drôle de maison

2. Sa maison est en carton
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Sa maison est en carton
Les escaliers sont en papier
Les escaliers sont en papier

3. Si vous voulez y monter
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Si vous voulez y monter
Vous vous casserez le bout du nez
Vous vous casserez le bout du nez

4. Le facteur y est monté
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Le facteur y est monté
Il s’est cassé le bout du nez
Il s’est cassé le bout du nez

5. On lui a raccommodé
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On lui a raccommodé
Avec du joli fil doré
Avec du joli fil doré

6. Le beau fil s’est cassé
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Le beau fil s’est cassé
Le bout du nez s’est envolé
Le bout du nez s’est envolé

7. Un avion à réaction
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Un avion à réaction
A rattrapé le bout du nez
A rattrapé le bout du nez

8. Mon histoire est terminée
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Mon histoire est terminée
Mesdames, Messieurs, applaudissez !
Mesdames, Messieurs, applaudissez !

 

“Pirouette, Cacahuète”  Music Score with chords (partition avec des accords) / sheet music

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“Pirouette, Cacahuète”  Teaching ideas & activities

As the time signature changes at the end of the song, you can learn the 2/4 and 3/4 measure.

Take a triangle (three sides) for the 3/4 and give at children the claves (set of two) for the 2/4 measure.

Play 8 times ||: quarter – quarter – rest :|| for the first,

and four times ||: quarter – quarter :|| for the second one. Repeat the same for every stanza.

 

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