Sur ton sein pâle mon cœur dort
Language: French (Français)
Sur [ton sein]1 pâle mon cœur dort
D'un sommeil doux comme la mort :
Mort exquise, mort parfumée
[Du]2 souffle de la bien aimée :
Sur [un lys]3 pâle mon cœur dort ...
Translation(s): DUT ENG GER
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Confirmed with Jean Lahor, L'Illusion, Paris, A. Lemerre, 1906, page 90.
1 Doire, Duparc: "un lys"; further changes may exist for Doire's setting not shown above.
2 Hahn: "Au"
3 Duparc, Hahn: "ton sein"
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)
- by René Doire (1879 - 1959), "Extase", published  [voice and piano], Paris : Société anonyme des Editions Ricordi [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by (Marie Eugène) Henri (Fouques) Duparc (1848 - 1933), "Extase", 1877, published 1894. [high voice and piano or orchestra] [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Reynaldo Hahn (1874 - 1947), "Nocturne" [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Francisco Mignone (1897 - 1986), "Extase", 1928, first performed 1942. [voice and piano] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Joseph Béesau (1871 - 1940), "Nocturne", published 1920 [high voice and piano or orchestra], from Vingt mélodies, no. 1, Paris, Senart
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "Extase", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright © 2016
- GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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