3. Paix tranquille

From L’Isle de Délos, C 17

Composer
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Key
C major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Doucement et gracieusement
Structure
Da capo (Musette)
Length
33 measures

Original French text

Modernized French text

Paix tranquille,
Paix tranquille,
Dans cet azile
Dans cet azile
Formez toujours
Formez toujours
Les plus aimables jours :
Les plus aimables jours :
Qu’une image
Qu’une image
Du premier âge
Du premier âge
Par mille plaisirs
Par mille plaisirs
Comble nos innocents desirs.
Comble nos innocents désirs.

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Instrumentation

  • Dessus
  • Soprano
  • Basse continue

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