On 10/5/07, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm just wondering if anyone else out there could provide some good
> examples of music with lyrics that involve some type of
> code-switching or mixing in of "foreign" words or phrases.

After reading some of the responses, I was reminded of _In dulci
jubilo_, a Christmas carol which (at least in Germany) is commonly
sung half in Latin, half in German:

In dulci jubilo
Nun singet und seid froh
Uns'res Herzens Wonne
Liegt in praesepio
Und leuchtet als die Sonne
Alpha es et O
Alpha es et O

I believe there's also an all-German version, but the mixed one is the
one I'm most familiar with.

Surely there are similar things in English hymns and carols. (Though
that may not have been what you're looking for.)

Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]>