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Le faune

Language: French (Français)

Un vieux faune de terre cuite
Rit au centre des boulingrins,
Présageant sans doute une suite
Mauvaise à ces instants sereins

Qui m'ont conduit et t'ont conduite,
-- Mélancoliques pèlerins, --
Jusqu'à cette heure dont la fuite
Tournoie au son des tambourins.


Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG ENG GER GER HUN HUN

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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):

  • ENG English (Peter Low) , "The faun", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Nita Cox) , "The dancing faun"
  • ENG English (Charles Hopkins) , "The faun", written 2002, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Charles Hopkins) , "The Faun", written c2005, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Der Faun", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , "A faun", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2018-09-12 16:04:09
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The Faun

Language: English after the French (Français)

An old terracotta faun
laughs in the middle of the lawn,
no doubt foreseeing a bad outcome
to these moments of calm

That have brought both you and me,
melancholy pilgrims,
to this hour[,] whose passing
swirls around to the sound of tambourines.


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Submitted by Poom Pipatjarasgit [Guest Editor]

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Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Paul Verlaine (1844 - 1896), "Le faune", appears in Fêtes galantes, no. 14, first published 1869 GER HUN GER HUN
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Marie Anderson, Gary Bachlund, Charles Colas, Claude Achille Debussy, André Delapierre, Camille Erlanger, Raoul Laparra, Fernand Ochsé, Irena Regina Poldowski, Adrien Remacle, Kaikhosru Sorabji, born Leon Dudley Sorabji. Go to the text.

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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Text added to the website: 2018-08-04.
Last modified: 2018-08-11 22:45:29
Line count: 8
Word count: 43