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Mars errant dans les bois de l’Isle de Cithere,

Language: French (Français)

Recitatif :
Mars errant dans les bois de l’Isle de Cithere,
Cherchait l’incontante Venus,
Tandis que sur des bords aux Jaloux inconnus,
Adonis goûtoit seul le bonheur de luy plaire.
Amour, s’écrioit Mars, qu'estes vous devenus ?
Quel soin loin de ces lieux occupe votre mere ?
L’ingrate, je le voy, forme un nouveau lien, ...
Tremble, Rival heureux, dont le bonheur m'outrage,
Si tu sçais m’arracher le cœur de la Volage,
Je sçauray m'immoler le tien.

Air Vivement :
Venez, volez sanglante Haine,
Venez, volez, je vous livre mon cœur.
Brisez, Brisez une odieuse chaîne ;
Que l'amour cede à la Fureur.

Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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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Last modified: 2016-12-18 20:01:58

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