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La lune blanche

Language: French (Français)

La lune blanche 
Luit dans les bois ;
De chaque branche 
Part une voix 
Sous la ramée...

Ô bien aimée.

L'étang reflète,
Profond miroir,
La silhouette
Du saule noir
Où le vent pleure...

Rêvons, c'est l'heure.

Un vaste et tendre
Apaisement
Semble descendre
Du firmament
Que l'astre irise...

C'est l'heure exquise.


Translation(s): CZE CZE CZE ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG FIN GER GER GER GER GER GER GER GER GER GER GRE HUN HUN HUN ITA ITA RUS RUS SPA SPA SRB

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CZE Czech (Čeština) (Jaroslav Vrchlický) , "Píseň"
  • ENG English (Grant A. Lewis) , "The white moon", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Charles Hopkins) , "The Moment of Ecstasy", written 2002, first published 2002, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Kalpea kuu ", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Pierre Mathé) , "Der weiße Mond", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Charles Hopkins) , written c2005, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Λευκή σελήνη", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Árpád Tóth) , "La lune blanche"
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "La luna bianca", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , "La hora exquisita", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alberto Bonati) , "La luna blanca", 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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La luna blanca

Language: Spanish (Español) after the French (Français)

La luna blanca
Luce en el bosque.
De cada rama
Parte una voz
Bajo el ramaje.

Oh bienamada.

El estanque refleja,
Profundo espejo,
La silueta
Del sauce negro
Donde llora el viento.

Soñemos, es la hora.

Un vasto y tierno
sosiego
parece descender
Del firmamento
Que el astro irisa.

Es la hora exquisita.


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  • Translation from French (Français) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2007 by Alberto Bonati, (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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Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Paul Verlaine (1844 - 1896), no title, appears in La bonne chanson, no. 6, first published 1870 CZE ENG ENG ENG FIN GER GER GER GER GRE HUN HUN ITA RUS RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Julián Aguirre, Christophe Arfan, Max Arham, Louis Aubert, Jacky-Antoine-Joseph Azzopardi, Marc-Gustave Bacon, Karl Baraquin, Georges Bariel, Joseph Bayer, Paul Beaufre, J. Bertuccio, Adolphe Biarent, Jean-Robert Blanc, Philippe Bodin, Willem Frederik Bon, Suzanne Bonis-Charancle, Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Kees Bornewasser, Serge Bortkiewicz, Michel Bosc, Vincent Bouchot, Émile von Brucken-Fock, René-Désiré Buérick, Patrick Burgan, Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, M. Capilonch, Jacques Chailley, Ernest Amédée Chausson, Chenard-Huché, Léopold-Charles Cluytens, Charles Cornet, as Charles Tenroc, Richard Cornu, Alfred Cozanet, as Jean d'Udine, Raffaele D'Alessandro, Lucien Darras, Vincenzo Davico, Karl Heinrich David, Enrico De Leva, Abel Decaux, Émile-Henri-J.-B. Defosse, dit Henry Defosse, René Defossez, Lex van Delden, Frederick Delius, Marc Delmas, Édouard-Léon-Stéphen Detraux, Patrice Devanchy, as Louis Charles, Anton M. Dianov, Alphons Diepenbrock, Albert Doyen, Marthe Ducourau, André Dulaurens, Gabriel Fauré, Robert de Faÿ, Edmond Filipucci, Édouard-Ernest Fillacier, Ange Flégier, Eduardo García Mansilla, Philippe Gaubert, Arthur Gentil, Raoul Gradis, Gabriel Grovlez, Reynaldo Hahn, Edgar Hamelle, Swan Hennessy, Hugo Herrmann, Allen van Höveln, Chenard Huche, Georges Itasse, Hans Jelmoli, Werner Josten, Jeanne Joulain, Paul Jumel, Gaston Knosp, Léo Kok, Jan Maarten Komter, Alfred André Simon Kullmann, Fernand La Borne, Marguerite Labori, Eugène-Émile Lacroix, Jules-Honoré Lasaïgues, Sylvio Lazzari, né Josef Fortunat Silvester Lazzari, Madeleine Lemariey, Michel Maurice Lévy, dit Betove, Charles Martin Tornov Loeffler, Harvey Worthington Loomis, Fernand-Jacques Luga, Borys Mykolayovych Lyatoshynsky, Louis Marchand-Savières, Jules Massenet, René-Jean Matter, Augustin Maurage, dit A. Guerama, Lucien Mawet, Erkki Gustaf Melartin, Armand Merck, Maria Mérina, René Mertzig, Paul Michoudet, Klaus Miehling, Miloje Milojevic, Léon Moreau, René Mottart, Jules-Ernest Georges Mouquet, Ernest Willem Mulder, Franco Michele Napolitano, Émile Nérini, Marta Nervi, Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, Frits Noske, Bernard Panouillot, Achille Philip, dit Paul Camyl's, Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Paul Pierné, Irena Regina Poldowski, née Wieniawski, Wilhelm Rettich, Léon-Ambroise Riffaud, dit Duaffir, Clément Robert, Jean Robert, Madeleine Roman-Lauvière, Amédée Rosier, Jean-Lucien Roudière, Daniel Ruyneman, Joseph Ryelandt, Léo Sachs, Adolfo Salazar, Sebastian Benson Schlesinger, C.-P. Simon, René Simon, Nikolay Aleksandrovich Sokolov, Kaikhosru Sorabji, born Leon Dudley Sorabji, Igor Stravinsky, Johann Heinrich Samuel "Marcel" Sulzberger, Jósef-Zygmunt Szulc, A. Tarbouriech, Paul Tortelier, Maurice Touchard, Cayetano Troiani (attribution uncertain), Henriette J. Van den Brandeler, Lajos Vass, J. Villatte, Charles-Adrien Vincent, Jacques-Michel Zoubaloff. Go to the text.

 

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