Ô Catherine Ivanowna, Ô ma douce colombe, Quitte ce vieux banquier qui n'a Déjà qu'odeur de tombe. On jase dans tout le district De nos mains désunies. Songe à mon cœur fidèle et strict, À sa peine infinie.
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First published in La Nouvelle Revue Française, nouvelle série, February 1, 1920 (7ème année, n°77).
- by René Chalupt (1885 - 1957), "L'Infidèle", written 1916-1917, appears in Onchets, in 29. Les Soirées de Pétrograd, in 1. L'Ancien Régime, no. 5, first published 1920 [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 Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974), "L'Infidèle", 1919, published 1920 [ medium voice and piano ], from Les Soirées de Pétrograde, no. 4, Paris, Éd. Durand [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "The faithless one", copyright © 2002, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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