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Le Vent nocturne

Language: French (Français)

Oh ! les cimes des pins grincent en se heurtant
Et l'on entend aussi se lamenter l'autan
Et du fleuve prochain à grand'voix triomphales
Les elfes rire au vent ou corner aux rafales
Attys Attys Attys charmant et débraillé
C'est ton nom qu'en la nuit les elfes ont raillé
Parce qu'un de tes pins s'abat au vent gothique
La forêt fuit au loin comme une armée antique
Dont les lances ô pins s'agitent au tournant
Les villages éteints méditent maintenant
Comme les vierges les vieillards et les poètes
Et ne s'éveilleront au pas de nul venant
Ni quand sur leurs pigeons fondront les gypaètes

Note: the original title of the poem was "Nuit rhénane"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2013-05-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-12-19 12:22:45

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