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An old song

Language: English after the French (Français)

If a lovely lawn there be
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  • Singable translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885), title 1: "S'il est un charmant gazon", title 2: "Nouvelle chanson sur un vieil air", appears in Les Chants du Crépuscule, no. 22, first published 1834 CHI GER ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Giulio Alary, Frédéric Binet, Frédéric d'Erlanger, Baron, dit Regnal, Gabriel Fauré, César Franck, Jan Karol Gall, Lucien Hillemacher, Paul Hillemacher, Eugène Hutoy, Franz Liszt, Jules Massenet, Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, Gabriel de Saint-Quentin, Charles Camille Saint-Saëns, Paul Vidal, Charles Marie Jean Albert Widor. Go to the text.

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

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in French (Français), original text by Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885) , title 1: "S'il est un charmant gazon ", title 2: "Nouvelle chanson sur un vieil air", from Les Chants du Crépuscule, no. 22, published 1834 ENG ITA CHI GER ENG POL by Gabriel Fauré, César Franck, Franz Liszt, Jules Massenet, Charles Camille Saint-Saëns, Lucien Hillemacher, Paul Hillemacher, Franz Liszt, Giulio Alary, Paul Vidal, Frédéric Binet, Frédéric d'Erlanger, Baron, dit Regnal, Eugène Hutoy, Jan Karol Gall, Gabriel de Saint-Quentin, Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Peter Cornelius (1824 - 1874) ENG ITA CHI ENG POL by Franz Liszt, Franz Liszt.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Francis Charles Philips (1849 - 1921) ITA CHI GER POL by Frédéric d'Erlanger, Baron, dit Regnal.
  • Also set in Polish (Polski), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ITA CHI GER ENG by Jan Karol Gall.

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