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Sur ton sein pâle mon cœur dort

Language: French (Français)

Sur [ton sein]1 pâle mon cœur dort
D'un sommeil doux comme la mort :
Mort exquise, mort parfumée
[Du]2 souffle de la bien aimée :
Sur [un lys]3 pâle mon cœur dort ...


Translation(s): DUT ENG GER

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Confirmed with Jean Lahor, L'Illusion, Paris, A. Lemerre, 1906, page 90.

1 Doire, Duparc: "un lys"; further changes may exist for Doire's setting not shown above.
2 Hahn: "Au"
3 Duparc, Hahn: "ton sein"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "Extase", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright © 2016
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Über deiner bleichen Brust schläft mein...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Français)

Über deiner bleichen Brust schläft mein Herz
einen süßen Schlaf, gleichsam dem Tod.
Auserlesener Tod, duftender Tod, parfümiert
durch den Atem (einen Hauch) meiner innig geliebten ...
Über deiner bleichen Brust schläft mein Herz.


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Text added to the website: 2015-09-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-09-29 18:03:20

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