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Li‑Si

Language: French (Français) after the Chinese (中文)

Dans les jardins du palais, la brise
caresse les jeunes fleurs des lotus.
Etendu parmi les coussins de soie
qui diaprent la terrasse, l'Empereur se repose.
Li-Si, la belle favorite, danse,
plus légère que la première écharpe de brume,
plus brillante que la première étoile.
Elle vient de se coucher près du souverain.
Ses paupières battent, ses hanches ondulent.
Maintenant, elle baisse les yeux sous le regard impérial.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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 or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE GER GER by Armande de Polignac.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Hans Bethge (1876 - 1946) FRE by Franz Moser, Max Ast, Léonard Pieter Joseph Michielsen, Hans Ebert, Julius Röntgen.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE by Henriëtte Bosmans.

Text added to the website: 2008-02-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:37
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Word count: 68

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