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La chanson d'alouette

Language: French (Français)

Je suis le cri de joie
Qui sort des prés à leur réveil;
Et c’est moi que la terre envoie
Offrir le salut au soleil!

Je pars des chaumes blancs de brume,
À mes pieds flotte un fil d’argent,
La rosée empourpre ma plume
Et je la sème en voltigeant!

Je plane et chante la première
Dans l’azur frais où l’aube éclot,
Je me baigne dans la lumière
Et vais me mirer dans un flot!

Ma voix est sans note plaintive,
Je ne dis rien au triste soir,
Je suis la chanson folle et vive
De la jeunesse et de l’espoir!

Je suis le cri de joie...

Translation(s): ENG

List of language codes

Submitted by Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Garrett Medlock) , "The lark's song", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2019-05-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-01 17:24:30

Line count: 17
Word count: 107

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