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Chanson Provençale

Language: French (Français)

Parlez nuits sans rivales,
Les belles nuits d'été,
La la la la! 

Sifflez, chantez cigales!
Célébrez la gaîté! 
La la la la!

Amoureuses des étoiles,
Vous paraîssez, l'oeil mutin. 
Des que l'ombre étend ses voiles, 
Et chantez jusqu'au matin!... 
Chantez! Ah Chantez! 
Chantez les belles filles,
Les filles du Midi,
La la la la! 

En écoutant vos trilles
Songent à leur ami....
La la la la! Chantez!

Sous le ciel de Provence.
Egrenez en cadence
Vos notes d'or!
La la la la! 

Que votre voix amie 
Berce, l'âme rame 
L'enfant qui dort! Ah! 

Parlez nuits sans rivales,
Les belles nuits d'été, 
La la la la! 

Sifflez, chantez cigales! 
Célébrez la gaîté! 
La la la la! 
Ah! Chantez!


Translation(s): ENG GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Song of Provencale", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Provencalisches Lied", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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