Language: French (Français)
Avec ses quatre dromadaires
Don Pedro d'Alfaroubeira
Courut le monde et l'admira.
Il fit ce que je voudrais faire
Si j'avais quatre dromadaires.
Translation(s): ENG GER ITA
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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)
- by Jean Absil (1893 - 1974), "Le dromadaire", op. 58 no. 1 (1944), published 1964 [SATB quartet a cappella], from Bestiaire. Cinq petites pièces pour quatuor vocal mixte sur des poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire, no. 1, Paris : Henry Lemoine & Cie. [ sung text not verified ]
- by Claude Ballif (1924 - 2004), "Le dromadaire", op. 1b no. 10 (1945-48), published 1994 [voice and piano], from Le Cortège d’Orphée, no. 10, Édition Durand & Fils [ sung text not verified ]
- by Régis Campo (b. 1968), "Le dromadaire", 2007-08 [soprano and orchestra or piano], from Le Bestiaire, no. 4, Éd. Henry Lemoine (piano reduction) [ sung text not verified ]
- by Louis Durey (1888 - 1979), "Le dromadaire", op. 17a no. 10 (1919), from Le Bestiaire, no. 10. [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963), "Le dromadaire", FP. 15a, from Le Bestiaire, no. 1. [ sung text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Paolo Montanari) , title 1: "Il dromedario", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "The dromedary", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Das Dromedar", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Français)
Mit seinem Dromedarquartett
zog Pedro d'Alfaroubeira
mit großen Augen durch die Welt.
Er tat das, was ich gerne tät’,
hätt' ich ein Dromedarquartett.
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- a text in French (Français) by Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki (1880 - 1918), as Guillaume Apollinaire, "Le dromadaire", appears in Le Bestiaire, ou Cortège d'Orphée, no. 10, first published 1911 ENG ITA
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Jean Absil, Claude Ballif, Régis Campo, Louis Durey, Francis Poulenc. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2017-02-10.
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