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Pauvre Jacques (Marie-Antoinette / Marquise de Travanet)

Composer
Music by Marie-Antoinette, reine de France (1755-1793) reconstitution and harmonization by Francisque Darcieux (1880-1951)
Year of composition
1780
Arranger
Francisque Darcieux (1880-1951)
Lyricist
Marquise de Travanet
Publisher
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts

Translation (AJ): Chorus:

Poor Jacques, when I was near you I did not feel my misery; But now that you live far from me

: I lack everything on earth. :

1. When you came to share my works I found my job light; Do you remember? All the days were beautiful;

: Who will give me back this prosperous time? :

Chorus.

2. When the sun shines on our fallow lands, I cannot bear the light; And when I am in the shade of the forests,

: I blame the whole nature. :

Chorus.

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