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Language: French (Français)

Ô blanche Tyndaris, les Dieux me sont amis :
  Ils aiment les Muses Latines;
Et l'aneth et le myrte et le thym des collines
  Croissent aux prés qu'ils m'ont soumis.

Viens ; mes ramiers chéris, aux voluptés plaintives,
  Ici se plaisent à gémir ;
Et sous l'épais feuillage il est doux de dormir
  Au [bord]1 des sources fugitives.

Translation(s): ENG ITA SPA

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1 Hahn: "bruit"

Submitted by Ted Perry


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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Tyndaris", copyright © 2016
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Tyndaris", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (José Miguel Llata) , title 1: "Tyndaris", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:39
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Word count: 58

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

Oh, candida Tindari, mi sono amici gli Dei:
essi amano le Muse latine;
E l'Aneto ed il Mirto ed il Timo delle colline
fioriscono nei prati che essi hanno steso ai miei piedi.

Vieni; le mie amate colombe, dai voluttuosi lamenti,
dei loro gemiti qui assaporano il piacere;
e sotto il denso fogliame è dolce dormire
lungo la riva di veloci torrenti.

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Text added to the website: 2009-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:29
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