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Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder

Language: French (Français)

Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder
La gracieuse bonne et belle;

Pour les grans biens que sont en elle
Chascun est prest de la loüer.
Qui se pourroit d'elle lasser?
Tousjours sa beauté renouvelle.

Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder
La gracieuse bonne et belle!

Par de ça ne de là, la mer
Ne scay dame ne damoiselle
Qui soit en tous bien parfais telle.
C'est ung songe que d'i penser:
Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder!


Translation(s): ENG FIN 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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "God! but she is fair!", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Paolo Montanari) , "Dio! Quale visione", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:44
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Dio! Quale visione

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the French (Français)

Dio! Quale visione
è la donna onesta e bella;
 
per le grandi virtù che sono in lei
ognuno è lesto a lodarla.
Chi si potrebbe stancare di lei?
Ogni giorno la sua bellezza si rinnova.

Dio! Quale visione
è la donna onesta e bella; 

Né su questa, né sull'altra sponda del mare
conosco dama o damigella
che sia tanto perfetta in ogni cosa.
È un sogno soltanto pensarla.
Dio! Quale visione!


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  • Translation from French (Français) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2007 by Paolo Montanari, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Charles, Duc d'Orléans (1394 - 1465) ENG FIN
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Ella Adaïewsky, Claude Achille Debussy, Mervyn, Lord Horder, the Second Baron of Ashford, Vincent d'Indy, Eugène Sauzay. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2007-06-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:23
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