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Language: French (Français) after the Catalan (Català)

Voici ton Jean, ton Jean, ô! Marguerite,
Que l'amour remplit de langueur,
Pour te voir plus tôt, ma jolie,
Le voilà tout près, tout près du moulin
Voici ton Jean ô Marguerite!

Voici ton Jean, ton Jean plein de tendresses,
Riche d'espoir, son seul trésor,
En échange de tes caresses,
Il te donnera sa foi, son coeur!

Voici ton Jean plein de tendresses!
Au ciel déjà pâlit l'aurore,
Le soleil vient de se lever,
Allons, réveille toi fillette!

Ce n'est plus l'heure, l'heure de rêver!
Au ciel déjà pâlit l'aurore.
Entends le ruisseau charmant qui murmure?
L'oiseau sur l'arbre, sur l'arbre sifflant.
Entends ma voix ô! Marguerite,
Cours, cours vite, vite et vient me parler?
Entends le ruisseau qui murmure?

Translation(s): ENG

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , title 1: "Morning serenade", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-10-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
Line count: 20
Word count: 120

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Morning serenade

Language: English after the French (Français)

 Here am I, Jean, your Jean, oh Marguerite,
 languid with love,
 to see you even earlier in the morning, my lovely.
 Here am I, near the mill,
 Here am I, your Jean, oh Marguerite!

 Here am I, Jean, your Jean, full of tenderness,
 rich in hope, my only treasure.
 In exchange for your caresses
 I will give you my word and my heart!

 Here am I , your Jean, full of tenderness.
 Dawn is already fading in the sky.
 The sun is just up.
 Get up, girl!

 The time for dreams is past.
 Dawn is already fading in the sky.
 Do you hear the murmur of the charming stream?
 The bird whistles in the tree.
 Hear my voice, oh Marguerite!
 Run, run quickly and come speak to me.
 Do you hear the murmur of the stream?

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Text added to the website: 2003-10-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
Line count: 20
Word count: 137