You can help us modernize! The present website has been online for a very long time and we want to bring it up to date. As of May 6, we are $2,380 away from our goal of $15,000 to fund the project. The fully redesigned site will be better for mobile, easier to read and navigate, and ready for the next decade. Please give today to join dozens of other supporters in making this important overhaul possible!

The LiederNet Archive

Much of our material is not in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
Printing texts or translations without the name of the author or translator is also illegal.
You must use the copyright symbol © when you reprint copyright-protected material.

For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net
Please read the instructions below the translations before writing!
In your e-mail, always include the names of the translators if you wish to reprint something.

Sérénade florentine

Language: French (Français)

Étoile, dont la [clarté]1 luit
Comme un diamant dans la nuit,
Regarde vers ma bien-aimée
Dont la paupière s'est fermée,
Et fais descendre sur ses yeux
La bénédiction des cieux.

Elle s'endort : par la fenêtre
En sa chambre heureuse pénètre ;
Sur sa blancheur, comme un baiser,
Viens jusqu'à l'aube te poser,
Et que sa pensée alors rêve
D'un astre d'amour qui se lève.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FIN

List of language codes

View original text (without footnotes)
Confirmed with L'Illusion, Troisième édition, Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1893, p. 11.

1 Duparc: "beauté"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "Florentijnse Serenade", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Florentine Serenade", copyright © 2015
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Florencelainen serenadi", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2016-12-06 10:21:49

Line count: 12
Word count: 65

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Florencelainen serenadi

Language: Finnish (Suomi) after the French (Français)

Tähti, jonka kirkkaus loistaa
yössä timantin lailla,
katso rakkaani puoleen,
hänen, jonka silmäluomet ovat suljetut,
ja valuta hänen silmiinsä
taivaan siunaus.
Hän nukkuu... Ikkunan kautta
pääset hänen rauhaisaan kammioonsa;
hänen valkeitensa ylle kuin suudelma,
tulet juuri kun päivä koittaa
niin että hän silloin ajattelee uneksien,
että rakkauden tähti herättää hänet!


IMPORTANT NOTE: The material directly above is protected by copyright and appears here by special permission. If you wish to copy it and distribute it, you must obtain permission or you will be breaking the law. Once you have permission, you must give credit to the author and display the copyright symbol ©. Copyright infringement is a criminal offense under international law.

Authorship

  • Translation from French (Français) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2009 by Erkki Pullinen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

    Erkki Pullinen. Contact:
    <erkki (DOT) pullinen (AT) uniarts (DOT) fi>


    If you wish to commission a new translation, please contact:
    licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net
    (licenses at lieder dot net)




Based on

 

Text added to the website: 2009-11-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:26

Line count: 12
Word count: 50