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Rêverie orientale

Language: French (Français)

Ma belle nuit, oh! sois plus lente!
Oui, tu me fais aimer et vivre;
O nuit, tandis que ma voix chante,
Mon bien-aimé d'amour s'enivre.

Vogue sans bruit, lune éclatante!
Au ciel je ne veux pas te suivre;
Ici, tandis que ma voix chante,
Mon bien-aimé d'amour s'enivre.

Mais ma paupière languissante
Au doux sommeil déjà se livre,
Et quand ma voix s'éteint mourante,
Mon bien-aimé d'amour s'enivre.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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