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La danse des rameaux

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

Les rameaux dans l'azur limpide
Se balancent tous à la fois,
On entend frissonner les bois,
La forêt parle et n'est plus vide.

De branche en branche un long murmure,
De feuille en feuille, un long soupir,
Retentit sans jamais finir,
Aussi longtemps que le jour dure.

Aux blés, comme aux herbes en liesse,
La brise en passant doucement
Imprime un lent balancement
Et laisse aux fleurs une caresse.


Translation(s): ENG

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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 (Peter Low) , title 1: "The dance of the branches", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-01-31.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:13
Line count: 12
Word count: 69

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The dance of the branches

Language: English after the French (Français)

The branches in the clear blue sky
are all swaying together.
The woods can be heard quivering, 
the forest speaks, no longer empty.

From branch to branch, from leaf to leaf,
a long murmur, a long sigh,
resounds without ever ceasing,
for as long as the daylight lasts.

The breeze as it gently crosses
the wheatfields and happy grasses
imposes on them a slow swaying
and gives the flowers a caress.


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Text added to the website: 2013-05-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:12
Line count: 12
Word count: 71