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

Beau chevalier qui partez pour la guerre,
qu'allez-vous faire aussi loin d'ici ?
                     loin de nous ?
Voyez-vous pas que la nuit est profonde
et que le monde n'est que souci ?
J'en vais pleurer moi qui me laissais dire
que mon sourire était si doux.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

The text shown is a variant of another text.

It is based on

  • a text in French (Français) by Louis Charles Alfred de Musset (1810 - 1857), "Chanson de Barberine", written 1835, appears in Poésies nouvelles ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Isaac Albéniz, José André, Gilbert Beaume, Joseph Bonnal Ermend , Colin Brumby, Robert Caby, Paul-Charles-Marie Curet, as Paul Puget, André-Marie Cuvelier, Léo Delibes, Paul Abraham Dukas, Paulo Florence, Charles Henri Boyer de Fonscolombe, Baron de la Môle, Olivier Greif, Louis Lacombe, Edouard Lalo, Charles Loret, Victor Massé, Jean-Louis Petit, André Pollonnais, Napoléon-Henri Reber, C. Renvoisé, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Gabriel de Saint-Quentin. Go to the text.

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: 2009-12-06 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-05-27 16:39:35
Line count: 7
Word count: 46

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