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Où vas‑tu, souffle d'aurore

Language: French (Français)

Où vas-tu, souffle d'aurore,
Vent de miel qui vient d'éclore,
Fraîche haleine d'un beau jour ?
Où vas-tu, brise inconstante,
Quand la feuille palpitante
Semble frissonner d'amour ?

Est-ce au fond de la vallée,
Dans la cime échevelée
D'un saule où le ramier dort ?
Poursuis-tu la fleur vermeille,
Ou le papillon qu'éveille
Un matin de flamme et d'or ?

Va plutôt, souffle d'aurore,
Bercer l'âme que j'adore ;
Porte à son lit embaumé
L'odeur des bois et des mousses,
Et quelques paroles douces
Comme les roses de mai.


Translation(s): CAT RUS

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Confirmed with Œuvres de Édouard Turquety: Amour et Foi. Poésie Catholique. Hymnes Sacrées., 5th edition, Paris, Ambroise Bray, 1857, pages 85-86.


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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-03-31 22:28:35

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Language: Russian (Русский) after the French (Français)

Ты куда летишь, как птица,
юный сын младой денницы,
свежий, чистый ветерок?
В даль спешишь, того незная,
что от страсти замирая,
каждый здесь дрожит листок!

Иль в долину хочешь мчаться,
в тёмных ивах покачаться,
где спит сладко соловей, [меж ветвей спит]1?
Хочешь к розе ты спуститься,
о мотыльком ли порезвиться,
в майский день, под блеском лучей?

Нет, лети зарею ясной к той,
кого люблю я страстно,
к ложу её понеси
запах роз и трав душистых,
поцелуй мой нежный, частый,
как дуновенье весны.


Translation(s): GER

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1 Tchaikovsky: "спит меж ветвей" (spit mezh vetvej); corresponds to a repeat of "le ramier dort"

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  • a text in French (Français) by Edouard Turquety (1807 - 1867), "Aurore", appears in Amour et Foi, Rennes, Éd. Molliex, Libraire-éditeur, first published 1833 CAT
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2003-11-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-09-07 13:00:22

Line count: 18
Word count: 82