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Un petit roseau m'a suffi

Language: French (Français)

Un petit roseau m'a suffi
Pour faire frémir l'herbe haute
Et tout le pré
Et les doux saules
Et le ruisseau qui chante aussi ;
Un petit roseau m'a suffi
A faire chanter la forêt.

Ceux qui passent l'ont entendu 
Au fond du soir, en leurs pensées, 
Dans le silence et dans le vent, 
Clairon perdu, 
proche ou lointain... 
Ceux qui passent en leurs pensées 
En écoutant, au fond d'eux-mêmes, 
L'entendront encore et l'entendent 
Toujours qui chante.

Il m'a suffi
De ce petit roseau cueilli
A la fontaine où vint l'Amour
Mirer un jour
Sa face grave
Et qui pleurait,
Pour faire pleurer ceux qui passent
Et trembler l'herbe et frémir l'eau ;
Et j'ai, du souffle d'un roseau,
Fait chanter toute la forêt.

J. Ropartz sets stanzas 1, 3

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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)

Text added to the website: 2009-07-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-02-28 23:01:07

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Word count: 124

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