Music Alone Shall Live

Words & Music:

Traditional German Round (originally)


C                F           G7        C

All things shall perish from under the sky.

C       F

*Music alone shall live,

G7     C

Music alone shall live,

C      F

Music alone shall live,

G7       C

Never to die!


*subsequent parts enter here



French Version:

Tout doit sur terre mourir un jour,

Mais la musique,

Mais la musique,

Vive toujours!


German Version:

Himmel und Erde mssen vergebn.

Aber die Musica,

Aber die Musica,

Aber die Musica bleibert bestehn!


The provenance of the attached easy arrangement is unknown.  It is part of a collection that people gave me over the years.  Please inform me if correctly attribute it.

Back to the Songbook Index.

This page's content is copyrighted ©1977-2008 by Kristin C. Hall. Please drop me a line (via "dink (at) media (dot) mit (dot) edu") if you wish to use it or link to it or correct it! Please send comments, suggestions, fixes and general mischievious mayhem to the web diva via the above email address. (sorry, spambots have forced me to remove my automatic mail link.) Many thanks...and enjoy!

Note to lawyers and any other litigious-minded folk:
I am not trying to screw anyone out of royalties, etc. I have posted these only as a helpful resources for teachers, camp counselors and people who like to "sing along with Mitch", if you will. If you do not want your work posted to these pages, please just email me (via "dink (at) media (dot) mit (dot) edu") and I shall remove it.