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Fauré - Chanson d'amour

Chanson d'amour

Fauré (1883)

J'aime tes yeux, j'aime ton front,
O ma rebelle, ô ma farouche.
J'aime tes yeux, j'aime ta bouche,
Où mes baisers s'épuiseront.

J'aime ta voix, j'aime l'étrange
Grâce de tout ce que tu dis,
O ma rebelle, ô mon cher ange,
Mon enfer et mon paradis!

J'aime tout ce qui te fait belle,
De tes pieds jusqu'à tes cheveux,
O toi vers qui monte mes vœux,
O ma farouche, ô ma rebelle!

Armand Silvestre

Love song


I love your eyes, I love your brow,
o my rebellious, my timid one.
I love your eyes, I love your mouth,
upon which my kisses will expire.

I love your voice, I love the strange
grace of all that you say,
o my rebellious one, o my dear angel,
my hell and my heaven!

I love everything that makes you beautiful,
from your feet to your hair,
o you towards whom my wishes rise
o my timid, my rebellious one!

© translated by Christopher Goldsack

This song is included in the Singing in French anthology and a score and accompaniment can be downloaded from the site shop in several keys.

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