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Derrière Murcie en fleurs je connais un chemin qui mène jusqu'à toi parmi les orangers Que fais-tu toute seule si loin si loin si loin... Pourquoi t'ai-je quittée Ah! si tu me voyais tu t'assiérais en pleurs parmi les grenadiers Que fais-tu toute seule si loin si loin si loin...
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- by William Aguet (1892 - 1965) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Arthur Honegger (1892 - 1955), "Derrière Murcie en fleurs", H. 184 no. 2 (1940), published 1947 [ low voice and piano ], from Romances choisies, quatre chansons pour voix grave, no. 2, Paris, Éd. Salabert [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Garrett Medlock) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Behind Murcia in bloom I know a path Which leads to you among the orange trees What are you doing all alone so far so far so far [away]... Why did I leave you Ah! if you saw me you would sit down In tears among the pomegranate trees What are you doing all alone so far so far so far [away]...
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