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Le tsigane dans la lune

Language: French (Français)

C'est un vieux conte de Bohême : 
Sur un violon, à minuit, 
Dans la lune un tsigane blême 
Joue en faisant si peu de bruit 

Que cette musique très tendre,
Parmi les silences des bois,
Jusqu'ici ne s'est fait entendre 
Qu'aux amoureux baissant la voix. 

Mon amour, l'heure est opportune :
La lune argente le bois noir ; 
Viens écouter si dans la lune 
Le violon chante ce soir !

Confirmed with Œuvres de Jean Lahor. L'illusion, Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1906, page 16.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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