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La sérénade de Pierrot

Language: French (Français)

D'un grotesque archet dissonant
Agaçant sa viole plate,
A la héron, sur une patte,
Il pince un air inconvenant.

Soudain Cassandre, intervenant,
Blâme ce nocturne acrobate,
D'un grotesque archet dissonant
Agaçant sa viole plate.

Pierrot la rejette, et prenant
D'une poigne très délicate
Le vieux par sa roide cravate,
Zèbre son ventre bedonnant
D'un grotesque archet dissonant.


Translation(s): GER

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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)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:


Text added to the website: 2003-11-16 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-04-24 11:32:27

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Mit groteskem Riesenbogen

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

Mit groteskem Riesenbogen
Kratzt Pierrot auf seiner Bratsche,
Wie der Storch auf einem Beine,
Knipst er trüb ein Pizzicato.

Plötzlich naht Cassander - wütend
Ob des nächtgen Virtuosen -
Mit groteskem Riesenbogen
Kratzt Pierrot auf seiner Bratsche.

Von sich wirft er jetzt die Bratsche:
Mit der delikaten Linken
Faßt den Kahlkopf er am Kragen -
Träumend [spielt]1 er auf der Glatze
Mit groteskem Riesenbogen.


Translation(s): CHI ENG FRE ITA NYN

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1 Ramrath: "kratzt"

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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):

  • NYN Norwegian (Nynorsk) (Are Frode Søholt) , title 1: "Serenade", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Mimmi Fulmer) (Ric Merritt) , title 1: "Serenade", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Serenata", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (汉语 / 漢語) (Yen-Chiang Che) , title 1: "小夜曲", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Sérénade", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-16 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:00

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Word count: 64