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Fleur jetée

Language: French (Français)

Emporte ma folie
     Au gré du vent,
Fleur en chantant cueillie
Et jetée en rêvant,
- Emporte ma folie
     Au gré du vent:

Comme la fleur fauchée
     Périt l'amour:
La main qui t'a touchée
Fuit ma main sans retour.
- Comme la fleur fauchée
     Périt l'amour.

Que le vent qui te sèche
     O pauvre fleur,
Tout à l'heure si fraîche
Et demain sans couleur,
- Que le vent qui te sèche,
     Sèche mon coeur!


Translation(s): CHI ENG GER ITA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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):

  • CHI Chinese (中文) , "拋棄的花", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Peter Low) , "Discarded flower", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Martin Stock) , "Fortgeworfene Blume", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Paolo Montanari) , "Fiore gettato", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:50
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Word count: 74

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Fortgeworfene Blume

Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Français)

 Trage meine Torheit davon
 nach der Laune des Windes,
 Blume, die ich pflückte während ich sang
 und fortwarf während ich träumte,
 - Trage meine Torheit davon
 nach der Laune des Windes!


 Wie niedergemähte Blumen
 vergeht die Liebe:
 Die Hand, die dich berührte
 meidet meine Hand für immer.
 - Wie niedergemähte Blumen
 vergeht die Liebe.

 Möge der Wind, der dich verdorren lässt,
 oh, arme Blume,
 eben noch so frisch,
 und morgen schon verblasst,
 - Möge der Wind, der dich verdorren lässt,
 mein Herz verdorren lassen!


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  • Translation from French (Français) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2001 by Martin Stock, (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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Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Armand Silvestre (1837 - 1901) CHI ENG ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Cécile Chaminade, Gabriel Fauré, Jean-Baptiste Faure, Klaus Miehling. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:50
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Word count: 85