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Posted 23 December 2004 - 10:11 AM

I'm going 100000% who else is comming??

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Posted 23 December 2004 - 10:24 AM

Please someone translate the above. sad.gif

Also where do I buy the tickets from?

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This is all Harut's fault. I could not get this song off my mind.

Charles Aznavour
& Katia Aznavour
Je voyage

Katia :
Dis, que fais-tu là, mon soleil, sur ce banc,
le regard perdu sous tes cheveux d'argent

Charles :
Je regarde fuir mes ultimes printemps
emportés par mille chevaux blancs

Je voyage, je voyage, vers les lieux bénis de ma vie
de voyage en voyage, à travers erreurs et acquis
sans bagage, par images, par le rêve et par la pensée
de voyage en voyage, sur les vagues de mon passé

Katia :
Ce voyage dans les limites de vos regrets, de vos remords,
est-ce un refuge, est-ce une fuite, ou bien une aventure encore ?

Charles :
Sur l'eau calme de mon âge, où l'orage ne tonne plus
de virage en virage, vers mes plages de temps perdu
je voyage

Et toi jeune fille, aux sources de ta vie
fugueuse à seize ans, que fais-tu par ici ?

Katia :
Je vais au devant du comprendre et savoir,
voir la vie de l'envers des miroirs

Je voyage, je voyage et je cours pour aller de l'avant
de voyage en voyage, sac au dos, cheveux dans le vent,
parfois folle, parfois sage, refusant les idées reçues
de voyage en voyage, dans l'espoir de trouver un but

Charles :
Tu es l'enfant d'entre deux guerres, d'un monde cru,
au désarroi d'hommes et de femmes de misère,
sous le joug du chacun pour soi

Katia :
De rivage en rivage, pour des grèves à découvrir,
de mirage en mirage, vers les rives de l'avenir

Charles et Katia :
Je voyage, je voyage, un peu plus de jours et de nuits
de voyage en voyage, à travers rêve et insomnie
par temps clair, ou d'orage, d'un pied léger ou d'un pas lourd
de mirage en mirage, par la mémoire et par amour
je voyage.

Edited by Azat, 23 December 2004 - 11:15 AM.


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 11:15 AM

I dont have a single song that I think is his best I love them all. ALL...

I like most have some favorites like She, La Boheme, Happy Anniversary(both English and French version), Yesterday When I Was Young(again English and French), Izabel, Qui, La Mamma, Qui C'est Triste Venise and the list goes on and on. Heck he signs a whole song to a deaf lady that he fell in love with that will bring tears to any one eyes.(Mon emouvant amour)

However the latest song that I just love and have to hear it often is Reste. I love it when he sings it live in an English speaking country. He starts by translating the first few lines and just goes in to the song as the music comes behind him.

as preformed live

Stay, stay still
With me,
On my body
In my arms
Intertwined
With smiling face
Dazed
Well... Etcetera, etcetera etcetera

(music comes on at this point and the song begins)

Reste, reste encore
Avec moi,
Sur mon corps
Dans mes bras
Enlacée
Essoufflée à sourire
Étourdie.

Reste au chaud
À languir dans l'enclos
De la nuit sur mon coeur
Sans pudeur
Éperdue, presque nue
Restes-y

Sur ta peur, sur ta vie
Dans mes bras
Décoiffée, possédée,
Étendue, détendue

Reste là
Sans un mot
Sur ta joie
Sur ma faute en l'espoir
Dans le noir sur au jour,
Mon amour.


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Guys I HAVE to see him again. Just have to. will do anything you want smile.gif

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Posted 23 December 2004 - 11:16 AM

QUOTE (Edward @ Dec 23 2004, 08:11 AM)
I'm going 100000% who else is comming??


Meeeeeeeeeeee.

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Posted 23 December 2004 - 01:47 PM

Azat jan, 514-790-1245

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Posted 23 December 2004 - 03:10 PM

Domino, Vava which venue is better. smaller is preferred but not necessary

CHARLES AZNAVOUR ET L'O.S.M. COLISEE PEPSI 8:00 PM Sunday June 5, 2005

CHARLES AZNAVOUR et L'OSM PDA - SALLE WILFRID PELLETIER [info] 8:00 PM Wednesday June 8, 2005

CHARLES AZNAVOUR et L'OSM PDA - SALLE WILFRID PELLETIER [info] 8:00 PM Thursday June 9, 2005

CHARLES AZNAVOUR et L'OSM PDA - SALLE WILFRID PELLETIER [info] 8:00 PM Friday June 10, 2005

CHARLES AZNAVOUR et L'OSM PDA - SALLE WILFRID PELLETIER [info] 8:00 PM Saturday June 11, 2005

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Posted 23 December 2004 - 03:10 PM

QUOTE (Edward @ Dec 23 2004, 11:47 AM)
Azat jan, 514-790-1245



Thanks bud.

you may also purchase them online at http://www.admission.com

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 12:44 AM

Funny - i went to admission yesterday and they had nothing... maybe I didn't spell aznavour correctly in the search... sad.gif

I guess the show at the Colisée is in Quebec City. If it's the place I'm thinking of, it's where the Quebec Nordiques (now the Colorado Avalanche) used to play way back when there was hockey.

La Salle Wilfred Pelletier is quite big, but the acoustics are much better than what you'd get at a hockey arena. Plus you'll be in Montreal! thumbsup.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 02:24 AM

QUOTE (Azat @ Dec 23 2004, 11:15 AM)
Heck he signs a whole song to a deaf lady that he fell in love with that will bring tears to any one eyes.(Mon emouvant amour)

Just like a blind can appreciate sculpture and touches to see, a deaf can appreciate a serenade and watches to hear!


Some of my favorites; based on the Lyrics, the Music, the story they tell and, of course, who I am and my sensitivities!
Click on title for lyrics.
I don't like when he sings in English! English is strictly forbidden! smile.gif

(...)
La Boheme
Hier encore
La Mamma
Emmenez-moi
Comme ils disent

(...)
Qui?
Mourir d'aimer
L'amour c'est comme un jour
Parce que
Donne tes seize ans (Music arrangements a bit cheesy!)

(...)
Bon anniversaire
Dors
Tu exageres
Il te suffisait que je t'aime
Tu t'laisses aller

Edited by Siamanto, 24 December 2004 - 10:53 AM.


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Posted 24 December 2004 - 08:31 AM

QUOTE (vava @ Dec 24 2004, 01:44 AM)
La Salle Wilfred Pelletier is quite big, but the acoustics are much better than what you'd get at a hockey arena. Plus you'll be in Montreal! thumbsup.gif


I agree. biggrin.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 10:16 AM

QUOTE (Siamanto @ Dec 24 2004, 12:24 AM)
I don't like when he sings in English! English is strictly forbidden! smile.gif


Siamanto, one of his best songs is She which he sings in English only and Yesterday when I was young is MUCH better in English. smile.gif Other than those 2 I have to agree with you even though I do not understand French, However I know all the songs by heart and I know all the English meanings of them. smile.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 10:31 AM

QUOTE (Azat @ Dec 24 2004, 09:16 AM)
Siamanto, one of his best songs is She which he sings in English only and Yesterday when I was young is MUCH better in English. smile.gif  Other than those 2 I have to agree with you even though I do not understand French, However I know all the songs by heart and I know all the English meanings of them. smile.gif



Yesterday when I was young
is the best song By Aznavour apricot.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 01:41 PM

QUOTE (Azat @ Dec 24 2004, 10:16 AM)
Siamanto, one of his best songs is She which he sings in English only and Yesterday when I was young is MUCH better in English. smile.gif 
Other than those 2 I have to agree with you even though I do not understand French, However I know all the songs by heart and I know all the English meanings of them. smile.gif

Azat,
I owe an explanation! I prefer his performances in French for two main reasons:
1- The poetry and emotional intensity of the French lyrics are far more "superior!!!" For instance, how can "Qui?" be translated?
That would be blasphemy! It should be illegal!!! smile.gif
2- Aznavour's performance, it's sensibly inferior when he sings in English - including "She!" smile.gif (I've never hear "Yesterday..." in English.)
Compare - in in the following songs - the
2.1- Flow of words and rhyme
2.2- How articulate is the diction- a bit different form the "flow?"
2.3- Rhythmicity of the diction/singing
2.4- Dynamics of the voice
2.5- Timbre of his voice
2.6- Playfulness of the voice/singing
2.7- Assurance of the voice/singing
2.8-...

(Click on the title. Of course, it's preferable to compare the original recordings, unless your computer is somehow
connected to your Stereo System.)
She
La boheme

When he sings in English, he sounds as "amateurish" as those rappers who can't rap! smile.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 02:43 PM

Thank youuuuuuuu! "La boheme" moved me, brought memories... melancholia wink.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 05:05 PM

You had to go ahead and throw the comment about the rappers in there didn't you. smile.gif

Please don't think that I prefer the English performance over the French. No true...

However She is one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard. And we cant compare it to La Boheme his most amazing song. Probably one of the top 10 French songs ever.

I cut yesterday for you, you can get it from my site. He even won and grammy for it.(the English version)
Yesterday when I was young

Merry Christmas kids. See you all in Montreal on the 10th of June. I'll be the guy crying when the curtain comes down. smile.gif

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 06:14 PM

Azat - Yesterday when I was young- es yerg@ ova grel

nor @enkers er mots - dudukov porstets shat lav statsvets -

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Posted 24 December 2004 - 06:41 PM

QUOTE (Nefertiti @ Dec 24 2004, 02:43 PM)
Thank youuuuuuuu!  "La boheme"  moved me, brought memories... melancholia  wink.gif

You're welcome!
I love to be moved! I appreciate anything that pleases my senses and intrigues my intellect!
Merry Christmas!



QUOTE (Azat @ Dec 24 2004, 05:05 PM)
I cut yesterday for you, you can get it from my site.  He even won and grammy for it.(the English version)
Yesterday when I was young

Merry Christmas kids.

Azat,
Thank you for the mp3! Here is the French version:
Hier encore

Merry Christmas to everybody!

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Posted 25 December 2004 - 01:58 AM

QUOTE (MosJan @ Dec 24 2004, 04:14 PM)
Azat  - Yesterday when I was young- es yerg@ ova  grel

nor  @enkers er mots  - dudukov  porstets  shat  lav statsvets -



Movses jan, yete chem sxalvum, The lyrics were written Herbert Kretzmer, Georges Garvarentz(Aznavours Brother in law) wrote the music for it. Aznavour first sang the song in public on a cold night in Moscow in 1965 or 6. It was also sung by Roy Clark a country western star and made popular in the US and because of this Aznavour won a Grammy for the song. It is an incredible song.

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Posted 25 December 2004 - 02:18 AM

YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG
(Hier Encore)


Music and original French lyrics written by Charles Aznavour.
English lyrics by Herbert Kretzme
Charles Aznavour (France)

Dusty Springfield
Roy Clark - 1969

Yesterday when I was young,
The taste of life was sweet as rain upon my tongue,
I teased at life as if it were a foolish game,
The way the evening breeze may tease a candle flame;
The thousand dreams I dreamed,
The splendid things I planned I always built, alas,
on weak and shifting sand;

I lived by night and shunned the naked light of day
And only now I see how the years ran away.

Yesterday
When I was young,
So many drinking songs were waiting to be sung,
So many wayward pleasures lay in store for me
And so much pain my dazzled eyes refused to see,
I ran so fast that time and youth at last ran out,
I never stopped to think what life was all about
And every conversation I can now recall concerned itself with me,
and nothing else at all.

Yesterday the moon was blue,
and every crazy day brought something new to do,
I used my magic age as if it were a wand,
and never saw the waste and emptiness beyond;

The game of love I played with arrogance and pride
and every flame I lit too quickly, quickly died;

The friends I made all seemed somehow to drift away
And only I am left on stage to end the play.
There are so many songs in me that won't be sung,
I feel the bitter taste of tears upon my tongue,
The time has come for me to pay
for Yesterday When I was Young.

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Posted 25 December 2004 - 02:29 AM

ROY CLARK - Yesterday When I Was Young VS, LIVE CONCERT PERFORMANCE of his 1969 #9 Billboard hit recorded at Billy Bob's in Texas.

http://www.countryvi...dda56aba5b56d7a

if the link is not working try - http://www.countryvi...d.php?artist=38




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