Jouyssance vous donneray (Adrian Willaert)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-10-25).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 189 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Jouyssance vous donneray
Composer: Adrian Willaert
Lyricist: Clément Marot - Chanson IV from Adolescence Clémentine

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: ATTTB
Genre: SecularChanson

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1540 in Selectissimae necnon familiarissimae cantiones (Salminger), no. 44
    2nd published: 1545 in Sixiesme livre contenant trente et une chansons nouvelles a cinq et six parties (Susato), no. 1
    3rd published: 1572 in Mellange de chansons (Le Roy & Ballard), no. 1

Description: A setting of Marot's text which is entirely distinct from, and not be confused with, the far better known setting by Sermisy.

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Original text and translations

French.png French text

Jouissance vous donnerai
Mon ami et vous mènerai
La où prétend votre espérance.
Vivante ne vous laisserai;
Encore quand morte serai,
L'esprit en aura souvenance.

English.png English translation

I will give you joy my friend,
and will take you
There where your hope lies.
I will not leave you while I live.
And, when I am dead,
My spirit will still remember.

(trans. Timmi O'Danaos & Donna Ferrentes)

English.png English translation

Love’s climax will I give to you
My friend and I will lead you to
The target of your deep desire.
Alive I will not you eschew,
E’en when my time on Earth is through,
Love’s spirit will remain afire.

Translation by Thomas Daughton