Language: French (Français)
Le tango est la danse du diable.
C'est celle qu'il préfère.
Il la danse pour se refroidir.
Sa femme, ses filles et ses domestiques se refroidissent.
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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)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "The tango", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Language: English after the French (Français)
The tango is the dance of the devil.
It’s the one he prefers.
It’s the dance that cools you down.
His lady, his daughters and his domestic servants cool down.
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