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Too happy Time dissolves itself And leaves no remnant by -- 'Tis Anguish not a Feather hath Or too much weight to fly --
- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) [author's text checked 1 time 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 Philippe Hersant (b. 1948), "Time", 2006 [children's chorus and piano], from Sept Poèmes d'Emily Dickinson, no. 4, Éditions Durand [text verified 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Moment", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Un moment trop heureux se dissout lui-même Et ne laisse aucun vestige -- C'est l'Anxiété qui n'a pas d'Aile Ou a trop de poids pour voler --
- Translation from English to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Guy Laffaille, (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: 2011-06-06
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