The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Les faux beaux jours ont lui tout le...

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Les faux beaux jours ont lui tout le jour, ma pauvre âme,
Et les voici vibrer au cuivre du couchant.
Ferme les yeux, pauvre âme, et rentre sur-le-champ :
Une tentation des pires. Fuis l'infâme.

Ils ont lui tout le jour en longs grêlons de flammes,
Battant toute vendange aux collines, couchant
Toute moisson de la vallée, et ravageant
Le ciel tout bleu, le ciel chanteur qui réclame.

Ô pâlis, et va-t'en, lente et joignant les mains.
Si ces hivers allaient manger nos beaux demains ?
Si la vieille folie était encore en route ?

Ces souvenirs va-t-il falloir les retuer ?
Un assaut furieux, le suprême sans doute !
Ô, va prier contre l'orage, va prier.


Translation(s): ENG

List of language codes

About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Geoffrey Wieting

Authorship


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Corinne Orde) , title 1: "The false fine days", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:53
Line count: 14
Word count: 117

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works