3. Ah ! Qu’un cœur est malheureux

From Les femmes, IAC 5

Composer
André Campra
Key
a minor
Meter
3/4

French text

English translation

Ah ! qu’un cœur est malheureux
Ah, how wretched is a heart
De s’engager dans vos chaînes !
That submits to your chains!
Redoutables Souveraines
Fearsome rulers
Des Esclaves amoureux,
Of lovelorn slaves,
Vos mépris sont rigoureux,
Your disdain is cruel
Et vos faveurs sont trop vaines.
And your favours are too vain.

Instrumentation

  • Violon I / Flûte allemande I
  • Violon II / Flûte allemande II
  • Basse
  • Basse continue

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