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Silence

Language: English

Silence is all we dread.
There's Ransom in a Voice --
But Silence is Infinity.
Himself have not a face.


Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Silence", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Silence

Language: French (Français) after the English

Le Silence est tout ce que nous redoutons.
Il y a un Rachat dans une Voix --
Mais le Silence est Infinité.
Lui-même n'a pas de visage.


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Based on
  • a text in English by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), written 1873
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Jake Heggie. Go to the text.

 

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