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El niño busca su voz

Language: Spanish (Español)

El niño busca su voz.
(La tenía el rey de los grillos.)
En una gota de agua
buscaba su voz el niño.

No la quiero para hablar;
me haré con ella un anillo
que llevará mi silencio
en su dedo pequeñito.

En una gota de agua
buscaba su voz el niño.

(La voz cautiva, a lo lejos,
se ponía un traje de grillo.)


Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE

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G. Crumb sets stanzas 1-2

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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)

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Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "L'enfant muet", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:29
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Word count: 63

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L'enfant muet

Language: French (Français) after the Spanish (Español)

Le garçon cherche sa voix
(C'est le roi des grillons qui l'a.)
Dans une goutte d'eau
le garçon cherche sa voix.

Je ne la veux pas pour parler ;
je ferai un anneau avec elle
pour qu'il mette mon silence
sur son petit doigt.

Dans une goutte d'eau
le garçon cherche sa voix.

(La voix captive, au loin,
se met un costume de grillon.)


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  • Translation from Spanish (Español) to French (Français) copyright © 2017 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2017-05-06.
Last modified: 2017-05-06 10:21:27
Line count: 12
Word count: 64