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Mélancolie du soir

Language: French (Français)

Quand son amoureux l'importune,
Titania prend pour hamac
Le léger croissant de la lune
Et se berce au-dessus d'un lac.

Tous les poissons du fond de l'onde
Alors s'élèvant en nageant,
Pour voir sa chevelure blonde
Qui tombe du hamac d'argent.

Et le ciel couleur d'améthyste,
Eclairé par elle, est si beau,
Que les poissons ont le cœur triste
Et trouvent leur lac un tombeau.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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

Text added to the website: 2016-12-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-12-06 10:27:42

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