Advent Calendar Day 13: Joseph est bien marié

Another Joseph carol, a bit less well-known than the various iterations of the cherry tree.  This is a traditional French carol which I haven’t been able to find a provenance for, but certainly sounds like it’s from the Renaissance (not weird enough to the modern ear to be medieval, but the instrumentation and tune is definitely pre-baroque.  Also, it sounds like incidental music from any Shakespeare play you’d care to mention, which is definitely Renaissance or pseudo-renaissance…)

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