Like another famous children's song, "Au clair de la lune", it has an adult theme - in this case, one of lost love. Sous les feuilles d’un chêne Je me suis fait sécher Sur la plus haute branche Un rossignol chantait. Jamais je ne t’oublierai. Sous les feuilles d’un chêne (alternate : sur la mousse d’un chêne) - The lyrics of this song are full of plays on sonorities and words. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime Jamais je ne t’oublierai. Jamais je ne t’oublierai. Je voudrais que la rose that I bathed in it. Tu as le cœur à rire… moi je l’ai à pleurer. Que je m'y suis baignée. The song speaks of a lover bathing in a fountain, hearing a nightingale singing, and thinking about her long lost lover whom she lost after failing to give her rosebud. Sur la plus haute branche Un rossignol chantait. mine wants to cry. Tu as le cœur à rire, I wouldn't give her The song may have appeared as early as 1604 when the first permanent French settlement was established. À La Claire Fontaine DESCRIPTION: French: The singer wanders by a clear fountain. It is a bittersweet love song. Il y a longtemps que je t'aime. À la claire fontaine. Refrain Lui y a longtemps que je t’aime, (Il y a longtemps) Jamais je ne t’oublierai. Jamais je ne t’oublierai. À la claire fontaine (version créole) Traditional Song (French & Reunion Creole) À la claire fontaine M'en allant promener, J'ai trouvé l'eau si belle Que je m'y suis baigné. A la Claire Fontaine: What a gem!! À la claire fontaine Title: À la claire Fontaine Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, Jamais je ne t’oublierai. I'm wondering if anyone knows the meaning behind this traditional folk song. À LA CLAIRE FONTAINE (At the Clear Fountain) ©2018 Whistlefritz LLC Musique traditionelle Arrangements de Didier Prossaird Tous droits réservés. - The lyrics include several words and expressions already in English in the text. À LA CLAIRE FONTAINE. Interviennent Inger Segelström (rapporteur pour avis de la commission LIBE), Nicole Fontaine , au nom du groupe PPE-DE, Lissy Gröner, au nom du groupe PSE, et Claire Gibault, au nom du groupe ALDE. À la claire fontaine M'en allant promener, J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle Que je m’y suis baigné. Genre: Secular, Chanson, Language: French Contextual translation of "a le claire fontaine m" into English. Claire et moi avons atteint une impasse sur la fontaine. Jamais je ne t'oublierai. Claire en ik waren in een impasse over de fontein . It is a bittersweet love song. The English translation can hardly give any equivalent. There are French subtitles with English translations. Human translations with examples: the, tion a, at , on, (domino), (a) lng;, (sub pop), depressed. Le rossignol chantait. À la claire fontaine, m’en allant promener, J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle que je m’y suis baigné. This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 20:30. Fût encore au rosier, Dans l'eau de la claire fontaine This is a light-hearted song about a young girl swimming naked in a country spring. 2 Sous les feuilles d’un chêne Je me suis fait sécher. SATB (4 voices mixed). À la Claire Fontaine Last night I watched Bryan Fogel’s Icarus (which is stylized on the title screen as ICAЯUS, but if you’re at all familiar with Cyrillic you know that this is “Ica-ya-us” and it bugs me) and there’s a scene that uses this song, so I thought I’d post a translation since I don’t actually remember the last time this blog had anything on it but the quote of the day. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, Translation of 'À la claire fontaine' by French Children Songs from French to English Deutsch English Español Français Hungarian Italiano Nederlands Polski Português (Brasil) Română Svenska Türkçe Ελληνικά Български Русский Српски العربية فارسی 日本語 한국어 were still on their bush Je me suis fait sécher, Sur la plus haute branche, Un rossignol chantait. Toi qui as le cœur gai ; Translation. Translation of 'À la claire fontaine' by Grégoire (Grégoire Boissenot) from French to English Deutsch English Español Français Hungarian Italiano Nederlands Polski Português (Brasil) Română Svenska Türkçe Ελληνικά Български Русский Српски العربية فارسی 日本語 한국어 Which drive them back to six-seven years before their high school. When the philosopher swinger, stubborn, clad in a simple short, We were making additions on the black board, Back to the desk I had my nose lying on my blotting paper, During the break it was foot, hide-and-seek and marbles, When we got out, miniruffs were sponging the vanilla icecream, Now there's the crisis, in the street people lie, Evidence of the Christ are being sought after when materialism does materialize, And from the icecream struggle we shift to class struggle, People who sponged cones now are those who steal registers, The rub is the addicts of the ASSEDIC abdicate, The crisis is sad like the outrage in the Copernic street, People who regret school, detention, monitors and want "cash money", The time when the schoolmistress taught them without effort. M'en allant promener, J'ai trouvé l'eau si belle. A La Claire Fontaine. https://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php?title=À_la_claire_Fontaine_(Traditional)&oldid=1259957. Sous les feuilles d'un chêne Je me suis fait sécher, Sur la plus haute branche, Un rossignol chantait. I lost my lover Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, I wish the roses À la claire fontaine m’en allant promener J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle que je m’y suis baigné. All three Russian translations are missing a point... Latvian Folk - Kur tu teci, gailīti mans. without deserving it The English translation can hardly give any equivalent. Et moi et ma maîtresse (alternate : et que ma douce amie) - "A la claire fontaine" ("To the clear fountain") is a traditional French song every child hears or learns. Sous les feuilles d’un chêne, je me suis fait sécher. - The lyrics include several words and expressions already in English in the text. French Lyrics (English Translation Follows) 1 À la claire fontaine 1 M’en allant promener J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle Que je m’y suis baigné. Composer: Anonymous (Traditional), Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB your heart wants to laugh, Those three songs are also the first tunes many children learn to play on a keyboard. - The lyrics of this song are full of plays on sonorities and words. This is a children's lullaby we listened to in my French class. Dans les mêmes amitiés. - "A la claire fontaine" ("To the clear fountain") is a traditional French song every child hears or learns. J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle The rosebud is a euphemism for maidenhood, and thus she wishes it were still intact and could still be given to her long lost lover. On the topmost branch Chante, rossignol, chante, Sur la plus haute branche À la claire fontaine Chanson enfantine (French) À la claire fontaine, M'en allant promener J'ai trouvé l'eau si belle Que je m'y suis baigné Refrain : Il y a longtemps que je t'aime Jamais je ne t'oublierai Sous les feuilles d'un chêne, Je me suis fait sécher Sur la plus haute branche, Un rossignol chantait Refrain Chante rossignol, chante, Sans l’avoir mérité, à la Claire fontaine" is a traditional song, still popular nowadays. À la claire fontaine À la claire fontaine M'en allant promener, J'ai trouvé l'eau si belle Que je m'y suis baignée. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, Jamais je ne t’oublierai. Pronunciation. (alternate: fût encore à m'aimer) A La Claire Fontaine est une chanson populaire par The Baby Concerts Orchestra | Crée tes propres vidéos TikTok avec la chanson A La Claire Fontaine et explore 0 vidéos réalisées par des créateurs nouveaux et populaires. Je me suis fait sécher ; Moi je l’ai à pleurer. M'en allant promener, Que je m’y suis baigné. I've found many translations through web searches but have not been able to find a clear meaning behind it. What is the meaning of the song A La Claire Fontaine? - See 16 traveler reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for A la Claire Fontaine at Tripadvisor. (refrain) (refrain) Chante, rossignol, chante, toi qui as le cœur gai. Pour un bouquet de roses Description: Though the words are romantic, this song is above all a very well known nursery rhyme, at the same level as Frère Jacques or Au clair de la lune. Sing, o nightingale, sing, Popular. I’ve been loving you for a long time, He, on the other hand, lost his love because he refused to give her the roses he had picked Il y … Il y a longtemps que je t'aime Jamais je ne t'oublierai. A la claire fontaine, by Guy Plettener Klaus Hofmann. The effect to a French native is of something "cool" or "up to date". Il y a lontemps que je t’aime, jamais je ne t’oublierai. Vertaling van 'À la claire fontaine' door Grégoire (Grégoire Boissenot) van Frans naar Engels Sous les feuilles d’un chêne, Je me suis fait sécher, Sur la plus haute branche, Le rossignol chantait. Fowke/MacMillan 55, "A La Claire Fontaine" (1 English and 1 French text, 1 tune) Silber-FSWB, p. 333, "A La Claire Fontaine (By Yonder Flowing Fountain)" (1 French text with English translation by Arthur Kevess) Kennedy 97, "Au Bord d'une Fontaine ['Twas There Beside a Fountain]" (1 text + English translation, 1 tune) DT, ALACLAIR* Secular. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, Jamais je ne t’oublierai. I found the water so beautiful Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, He bathes, and hears a bird's song in the trees. your heart is merry, still loved me. Human translations with examples: a la, this, a la, at the, [karak], synths and, a la at the, in the news. I’ll never forget you while going for a walk "A la claire fontaine" is one of the multitude of traditional French songs that Brassens knew so well and which gave him such great pleasure. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime Jamais je ne t’oublierai. À la claire fontaine M’en allant promener J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle Que je m’y suis baigné. English natives may want to think about another language that, used in English sentences, may produce the same kind of effect. I do not know who sings it. Sous les feuilles d'un chêne Je me suis fait sécher ; Sur la plus haute branche Le rossignol chantait. for a posy of roses Il y a lontemps que je t’aime, jamais je ne t’oublierai. À la claire fontaine À la claire fontaine, M’en allant promener, J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle, Que je m’y suis baigné. Sur la plus haute branche, un rossignol chantait. Subtle and versatile like the tranquil reptile, Enter in the rythm like one penetrates an easy woman, Present in spite of the weather like the tune of the time by Nina Ricci, The quest for knowledge and him actually form, Everything happens like by a sleight of hand, But do notice that his chat may be an "armlock", East or West the plague infests still there are the antidote rhymes, Which drive me away from the "Stupids on the block", The board has worn them and leaves them in their "alse". J’ai perdu ma maîtresse (alternate : J’ai perdu mon amie) À la claire fontaine M’en allant promener J’ai trouvé l’eau si belle Que je m’y suis baigné. Il … and that my beloved He tells the nightingale that it has no cares. Sous les feuilles d'un chêne. Contextual translation of "a la claire fontaine" into English. At the clear fountain, A la Claire Fontaine: My mistake - See 8 traveler reviews, 8 candid photos, and great deals for A la Claire Fontaine at Tripadvisor. Published by A Coeur Joie France. Jamais je ne t’oublierai. under the leaves of an oak. Instruments: A cappella. Il y a longtemps que je t'aime. The nightingale's heart laughs but hers weeps. “À la claire fontaine” (“By the clear fountain”) is a traditional French song, which has also become very popular in Canada – especially the French-speaking areas such as Québec. Sous les feuilles d’un chêne (alternate : sur la mousse d’un chêne) Je me suis fait sécher ; Sur la plus haute branche Le rossignol chantait. À la claire fontaine (sous-titres franÇais / translation to english and spanish) At the clear fountain, While I was strolling by, I found the water so nice That I went in to bathe. Que je lui refusai. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, I lay down to dry Il y a longtemps que je t’aime, a nightingale was singing. De Didier Prossaird Tous droits réservés fontaine M'en allant promener, J ’ ai l... Vertaling van ' à la claire fontaine M'en allant promener, J ’ ai trouvé l ’ eau si que... 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