Sur [ton sein]1 pâle mon cœur dort D'un sommeil doux comme la mort : Mort exquise, mort parfumée [Du]2 souffle de la bien aimée : Sur [un lys]3 pâle mon cœur dort ...
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Confirmed with Jean Lahor, L'Illusion, Paris, A. Lemerre, 1906, page 90.1 Doire, Duparc: "un lys"; further changes may exist for Doire's setting not shown above.
2 Hahn: "Au"
3 Duparc, Hahn: "ton sein"
- by Henri Cazalis (1840 - 1909), as Jean Lahor, no title, appears in L'Illusion, in 1. Chants de l'Amour et de la Mort, in Nocturnes, no. 1, first published 1875 [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 René Doire (1879 - 1959), "Extase", published  [ voice and piano ], Paris : Société anonyme des Editions Ricordi [sung text not yet checked]
- by (Marie Eugène) Henri (Fouques) Duparc (1848 - 1933), "Extase", 1877, published 1894 [ high voice and piano or orchestra ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Reynaldo Hahn (1874 - 1947), "Nocturne", 1893, published 1896 [ medium voice and piano ], from Mélodies - 1er volume, no. 19, Paris, Éd. Heugel [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Federico Longás (1893 - 1968), "Nocturne", published 1919 [ medium voice and piano ], from Once Lieders, no. 10, Barcelona, Joaquin Mora [sung text not yet checked]
- by Francisco Mignone (1897 - 1986), "Extase", 1928, first performed 1942 [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Cemal Resit Rey (1904 - 1985), as Djemal Rechid, "Nocturne" [ medium voice and piano ], from Trois mélodies, no. 1, Paris, Éd. E. Fromont [sung text not yet checked]
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- by Joseph Béesau (1871 - 1940), "Nocturne", published 1920 [ high voice and piano or orchestra ], from Vingt mélodies, no. 1, Paris, Senart
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "Extase", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright © 2016
- GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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