Chanson triste (Saint-Saëns - J. Lahor)

Sorrowful Song

Musique de Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 – 1921)
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Translation (AJ):

In your heart sleeps a moonlight, A gentle moonlight of summer, And to flee the toublesome life I will drown in your light.

I will forget the past pains, My darling, when you will cradle My sad heart and my thoughts In the loving calm of your arms.

You will take my sick head Oh! sometimes on your knees, And will tell it a ballad That will seem to talk about us,

And in your eyes full of sadness, In your eyes then I will drink So many kisses and tenderness That maybe I will heal…

Score ID
Musique de Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 – 1921)
Year of composition
Jean Lahor (Henri Cazalis)
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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