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Translation(s): FRE HUN POL
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Strings in the earth and air
Make music sweet;
Strings by the river where
The willows meet.
There's music along the river
[For Love wanders there,]1
Pale [flowers]1 on his mantle,
Dark leaves on his hair.
All softly playing,
With head to [the]3 music bent,
And fingers straying
Upon an instrument.
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1 not set by Berio.
2 Coulthard: "flow'rs"
3 omitted by Coulthard
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