by Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi (1877 - 1944)
Translation © by Emily Ezust

Tout gai!
Language: French (Français)  after the Greek (Ελληνικά) 
Available translation(s): ENG GER HUN ITA SPA
Tout gai! gai, Ha, tout gai!
[Belle jambe, tireli, qui danse;
Belle jambe]1, la vaisselle danse,
Tra la la la la...

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1 as printed according to the Dover score; however, one CD booklet has "Belle jambes, tireli, qui dansent;/ Belle jambes".

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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):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Everyone is Joyous!", copyright ©
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Maria Th. Langsch) , title 1: "Ganz heiter!", 2004, copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfredo García) , title 1: "¡Venga alegría!", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Tutto è allegro!", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Dániel Csűry) , title 1: "Csupa vidámság!", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 21

Everyone is Joyous!
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
Everyone is joyous, joyous!
Beautiful legs, tireli, which dance,
Beautiful legs; even the dishes are dancing!
Tra la la, la la la!

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  • Translation from French (Français) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

    Emily Ezust permits her translations to be reproduced without prior permission for printed (not online) programs to free-admission concerts only, provided the following credit is given:

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    from the LiederNet Archive -- https://www.lieder.net/

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 22