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A Sloop of Amber slips away Upon an Ether Sea, and wrecks in Peace a Purple Tar, -- The Son of Ecstasy --
- 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), "The Son of Ecstasy", 2006 [children's chorus and piano], from Sept Poèmes d'Emily Dickinson, no. 6, Éditions Durand [text verified 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le Fils de l'Extase", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Une Corvette d'Ambre glisse au loin Sur une Mer d'Éther, Et coule Paisiblement un Matelot Poupre, Le fils de l'Extase --
- 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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