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Oiseaux, si tous les ans

Language: French (Français)

Oiseaux, si tous les ans
Vous [changez de]1 climats,
Dès que le triste hiver
Dépouille nos bocages;
Ce n'est pas seulement
Pour changer de feuillages,
[Ni]2 pour éviter nos frimats;
Mais votre destinée
Ne vous permet d'aimer,
Qu'à la saison des fleurs.
Et quand elle est passée,
Vous la cherchez ailleurs,
Afin d'aimer toute l'année.


Translation(s): DUT ENG GER GRE ITA SPA

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1 or "quittez nos"
2 or "Et"

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 (Christie Turnage Turner) , title 1: "You birds, so every year", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Pilar Lirio) , title 1: "Aves, si todos los años", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Uccelli, se sempre ogni anno", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , title 1: "Πουλιά, αν πάντοτε", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Gij vogels, die elk jaar", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Daniel Jäger) , title 1: "Wo tauscht ihr Vögelein"


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Uccelli, se sempre ogni anno

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

Uccelli se sempre ogni anno
i nostri climi lasciate,
non appena l'inverno triste
i nostri alberi spoglia,
non è soltanto perché
ormai cadono tutte le foglie,
o per evitare le gelate.
E' perché il vostro destino
non vi permette di amare
che nella stagione dei fiori.
E quando quella è ormai passata
altrove voi la cercate,
per poter amare tutto l'anno.


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Text added to the website: 2010-03-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:36
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