Fili mi, Absalon
Fili mi Absalom, fili mi Absalom,
Quis mihi tribuat ut ego moriar pro te
Absalom, fili mi, fili mi.
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2 Samuel 19:1
Submitted by Emily Ezust and Guy Laffaille
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Set in a modified version by Josquin des Prez.
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Mon fils, Absalom", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2014-06-23.
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Mon fils, Absalom
Language: French (Français) after the Latin
Mon fils, Absalom, mon fils, Abasalom,
Qui m'accorderait que je sois mort à ta place toi.
Mon fils, Absalom, mon fils, Abasalom.
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