Madrigals, Book III

Song Cycle by George Crumb (b. 1929)

Word count: 290

1. La noche canta desnuda sobre los puentes de marzo [sung text checked 1 time]

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La noche canta desnuda
sobre los puentes de marzo.
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2. Quiero dormir el sueño de las manzanas [sung text checked 1 time]

Quiero dormir el sueño de las manzanas 
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para aprender un llanto que me limpie de tierra; 
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3. Nana, niño, nana del caballo grande que no quiso el agua [sung text checked 1 time]

Nana, niño, nana 
del caballo grande 
que no quiso el agua. 
Duérmete, rosal, 
que el caballo se pone allorar. 
Las patas heridas, 
las crines heladas, 
dentro de los ojos 
un puñal de plata.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Une chanson, enfant, une chanson sur le grand cheval qui ne voulait pas d'eau", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Act I Scene 2
Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]