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Chanson Provençale

Language: French (Français)

Parlez nuits sans rivales,
Les belles nuits d'été,
La la la la! 

Sifflez, chantez cigales!
Célébrez la gaîté! 
La la la la!

Amoureuses des étoiles,
Vous paraîssez, l'oeil mutin. 
Des que l'ombre étend ses voiles, 
Et chantez jusqu'au matin!... 
Chantez! Ah Chantez! 
Chantez les belles filles,
Les filles du Midi,
La la la la! 

En écoutant vos trilles
Songent à leur ami....
La la la la! Chantez!

Sous le ciel de Provence.
Egrenez en cadence
Vos notes d'or!
La la la la! 

Que votre voix amie 
Berce, l'âme rame 
L'enfant qui dort! Ah! 

Parlez nuits sans rivales,
Les belles nuits d'été, 
La la la la! 

Sifflez, chantez cigales! 
Célébrez la gaîté! 
La la la la! 
Ah! Chantez!


Translation(s): ENG 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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Song of Provencale", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Provencalisches Lied", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
Line count: 31
Word count: 117

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Provencalisches Lied

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

Tönt, Nächte ohnegleichen
ihr schönen Sommernächte,
la la la la!

Zirpt, singt Zikaden!
Feiert euer Freudenfest!
La la la la!

Sternverliebte,
ihr erscheint, schelmischen Auges.
Sobald die Dunkelheit ihre Schleier ausbreitet
und singt bis in den Morgen! ...
Singt! Ach singt!
Besingt die schönen Mägdelein,
die Mädchen des Midi,
la la la la !

Beim Hören eurer Triller
denkt an ihren Freund ....
La la la la  Singt!
 
Unterm Himmel der Provence.
Lasst im Rhythmus
eure  hellen Töne erschallen!
La la la la!
 
Möge deine liebliche Stimme
einlullen, die Seele
das schlafende Kind rudern! Ach!
 
Tönt, Nächte ohnegleichen
ihr schönen Sommernächte,
la la la la!

Zirpt, singt Zikaden!
Feiert euer Freudenfest!
La la la la!
Ah! Singt!


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  • Translation from French (Français) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2006 by Bertram Kottmann, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2006-02-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:17
Line count: 31
Word count: 117