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Sous un délicieux ombrage

Language: French (Français)

Récitatif
Sous un délicieux ombrage
Je me promenais l’autre jour;
Des sons nouveaux remplissaient le bocage,
Et ces doux sons inspiraient de l’amour.

Musette

L’aimable Lisette
Forme ces concerts,
Et sur sa musette
Exprime et répète
Les plus tendres airs.

Les grâces naïves,
Près d’elle captives,
Conduisent ses doigts.
Aux sons qu’elle tire;
L’amour, qui l’inspire,
Accords sa voix.

L’aimable Lisette...


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]

Authorship


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) , "Under a lovely shade", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2019-05-02 14:54:48

Line count: 18
Word count: 61

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Under a lovely shade

Language: English after the French (Français)

Recitative
Under a lovely shade
I was walking the other day;
New sounds filled the grove,
And those sweet sounds inspired love.

Musette

The amiable Lisette
[Puts on] these concerts,
And on her musette
Expresses and repeats
The most tender airs.

Captive, naive graces
[Which are] near her
Guide her fingers.
With the sounds that she draws [out]
Love, who inspires her,
Tunes his voice.

The amiable Lisette...


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Translator's note: During the period, "musette" was used to refer to both the musette de cour, in the bagpipe family, and the oboe musette, a small oboe, and the text could refer to either one.


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

Last modified: 2019-05-02 14:55:19

Line count: 18
Word count: 68