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Cançó de les Mentides

Language: Catalan (CatalĂ )

El pare va anar al mercat, 
el pare va anar al mercat,
a comprar una burra cega, trau, trau
a comprar una burra cega, trau, trau. 
Li talla els quatre peus
la burra arrenca a córrer. 
I en troba un cirerer
carregat de figues verdes. 
Li tira un cop de roc
i en fa caure una ametlla. 
Li cau l'ametlla al peu
li surt sang de l'orella. 
De la sang que li va sortir
en corren set rieres
La van a mesurar
mitja avellana plena. 
Un gos va caure al pou
un cego s'ho mirava. 
Un mut cridava gent
un sord s'ho escoltava. 
Pel mar corren conills
pels boscos les anguiles. 
I a sota els garrofers
s'hi crien les sardines. 
Aquesta és la cançó
la cançó de les mentides. 
Qui la vulgui saber
que vagi a Filipines.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Albert Vila


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 (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Song of lies", 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 10:01:54
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