Songs before an adieu

Song Cycle by Barbara Kolb (b. 1939)

Word count: 446

1. The sentences [sung text checked 1 time]

Reading the sentences, November sun
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2. Now i lay [sung text not yet checked]

Now i lay (with everywhere around)
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3. Cantata [sung text checked 1 time]

the nights are long in Norway
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4. Gluttonous smoke [sung text checked 1 time]

Why did you abandon me
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5. L'adieu [sung text checked 1 time]

J'ai cueilli ce brin de bruyère
L'automne est morte souviens-t'en 
Nous ne nous verrons plus sur terre
Odeur du temps brin de bruyère
Et souviens-toi que je t'attends

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "Farewell", copyright © 1999, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Abschied", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , "Agyő", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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