by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Air léger
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG GER
Tu te plais, enfant de Cythere. 
A faire acheter tes douceurs, 
L'amant que tu veux satisfaire.
N'est point exempt de tes rigueurs!

Pour etre heureux dans ton empire,
Il faut qu'il en coute des pleurs.
Plus unfidele amant soupire,
Mieux il connait le prix de tes faveurs.

Authorship

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Unbeschwertes Lied", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Careless song", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Scott Mello

This text was added to the website: 2008-04-18
Line count: 8
Word count: 47