Solo part from Le ciel est par-dessus le toit (Prison) (G. Fauré / P. Verlaine)


Music by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
2 minutes
Classical music
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Translation (AJ):

The sky is, over the roof, So blue, so calm; A tree, over the roof, Rocks its palm.

The bell in the sky that one sees, Softly rings. A bird on the tree that one sees Sings its lament.

Good Lord, Good Lord, life is there Simple and tranquil. This peaceful hum Comes from the town.

What have you done, Oh you here, Crying constantly, Tell, what have you done, you here, Of your youth?

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