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La sirène

Language: French (Français)

Oh ! si tu pouvais comme la sirène
Emporter mon cœur dans le fond des eaux
Dans un clair palais où tu serais reine,
Dans un palais clair tout rempli d'oiseaux
Où près des bassins faits de porcelaine
Pleins de nénuphars et de longs roseaux
Je m'endormirais dans ta chère haleine
Sentant sur mon cœur la fraîcheur des eaux
Sentant sur mon cœur la fraicheur des eaux
Oh ! si tu pouvais comme la sirène
Retremper mon âme en l'air virginal
D'un palais d'azur, d'or et de cristal
Où mon seul devoir, ô ma souveraine serait
Sous un ciel toujours musical
D'adorer sans fin, d'adorer sans fin, d'adorer,
D'adorer ton corps lilial, ton corps lilial.

Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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: 2009-10-21 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:25

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Word count: 115

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