Ouvre ton cœur
Language: French (Français)
La marguerite a fermé sa corolle,
L'ombre a fermé les yeux du jour.
Belle, me tiendras-tu parole?
Ouvre ton coeur à mon amour.
Ouvre ton coeur, ô jeune ange, à ma flamme,
Qu'un rêve charme ton sommeil.
Je veux reprendre mon âme,
Comme une fleur s'ouvre au soleil!
Translation(s): ENG ITA
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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 (Ahmed E. Ismail) , title 1: "Open your heart", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Enrico Magnani) , title 1: "Apri il tuo cuore", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Open your heart
Language: English after the French (Français)
The daisy has closed its petals,
The shadow has closed its eyes for the day.
Beauty, will you speak with me?
Open your heart to my love.
Open your heart, o young angel, to my flame
So that a dream may enchant your sleep.
I wish to reclaim my soul,
As a flower turns to the sun!
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Text added to the website: 2005-01-22.
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