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Un cygne avance sur l'eau

Language: French (Français)

Un cygne avance sur l'eau 
tout entouré de lui-même, 
comme un glissant tableau;
ainsi à certains instants
un être que l'on aime 
est tout un espace mouvant.

Il se rapproche, doublé, 
comme ce cygne qui nage,
sur notre âme troublée...
qui à cet être ajoute 
la tremblante image
de bonheur et de doute.


Translation(s): CAT ENG ENG GER

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "A swan moves across the water", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "A swan", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Un cigne avança damunt l'aigua

Language: Catalan (Català) after the French (Français)

Un cigne avança damunt l'aigua 
envoltat d'ell mateix, 
com un quadre llisquent;
així, en certs instants,
un ésser estimat 
és tot un espai que es mou.

S'apropa, com un doble 
d'aquest cigne que neda,
damunt la nostra pertorbada ànima...
i que, a aquest ésser, 
afegeix la imatge tremolejant
de benaurança i de dubte.


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About the headline (FAQ)

Translation of title "Un cygne" = "Un cigne"

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  • Translation from French (Français) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2013 by Salvador Pila, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2013-10-09.
Last modified: 2015-07-15 17:55:56
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Word count: 53