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Veni de Libano, veni, amica mea

Language: Latin

Veni de Libano, veni, amica mea,
columba mea, formosa mea,
o quam tu pulchra es!
Veni, coronaberis.
Surge, propera,
amica mea, soror mea, sponsa mea,
immaculata mea; et veni.

Translation(s): FRE

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Song of Solomon 4:1-5,8
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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Viens du Liban, viens, mon amie", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2018-02-03 00:00:00.

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Viens du Liban, viens, mon amie

Language: French (Français) after the Latin

Viens du Liban, viens, mon amie,
ma colombe, ma belle,
oh, comme tu es belle !
Viens te faire couronner.
Lève-toi, hâte-toi,
mon amie, ma sœur, ma fiancée,
mon immaculée ; et viens.

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