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Prêt à voir immoler l'objet de sa tendresse, Le fidèle Mirtil déplore ses malheurs, Il soupire ; il gémit sans cesse, Et sa voix aux Echos dit ainsi ses douleurs.
- by Jean Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Jean Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764), "Récitatif" [soprano, string quartet and continuo], from Le berger fidèle, no. 1. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Recitative", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Leslie McEwen
This text was added to the website: 2004-04-27
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Ready to see the object of his affections be sacrificed, the faithful Mirtil bewails his misfortune, sighs, weeps unceasingly, and thus his voice resounds in echoes relating his suffering.
- Translation from French (Français) to English copyright © 2019 by Andrew Schneider, (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.
This text was added to the website: 2019-02-11
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Word count: 29