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Ce soir mon cœur fait chanter

Set by Erik Janson (b. 1967), "Ce soir mon cœur fait chanter", 2008 [ soprano and violoncello ], from Fragmente nach Rilke, no. 7 [ sung text checked 1 time]

Note: this setting is made up of several separate texts.

Ce soir mon cœur fait chanter
des anges qui se souviennent...
Une voix, presque mienne,
par trop de silence tentée,

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Submitted by Bertram Kottmann

Si l'on chante un dieu,
ce dieu vous rend son silence.
[Nul de nous ne s'avance
que vers un dieu silencieux.]1

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1 omitted by Janson.

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