Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans Claude Debussy
1. Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder!
Lord, you have made her beautiful to behold, graceful, good and beautiful; for the great goodness that is hers everyone is prepared to praise her. Who could become tired of her? Forever her beauty renews. The sea on neither shore knows no woman or maiden who is so perfect in all things. It's a dream merely to think of her.

2. Quant j'ai out le tabourin
When I heard the drum sound for the departure of May, I didn't stire in my bed nor even lift my head from my pillow, saying: "It is too early; I will let myself sleep a little more." Young people divide their booty; with little interest I became acquainted with the person next to me. I found him to be my next-door neighbor! When I heard the drum sound...
3. Yver, vous n'estes qu'un villain
Winter, you're nothing but a villain! Summer is pleasant and gentle, in testimony to May and April which accompany it night and day. Summer dreams of fields, woods, and flowers, of its livery of green and many other colors through the arrangement of nature. But you, Winter, you are full of snow, wind, rain and sleet! One ought to banish you into exile. Without quibbling I speak plainly: Winter, you're nothing but a villain!