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Andre Gide

La Symphonie Pastorale


«[...] je n'ai point encore dit l'immense plaisir que Gertrude avait pris à ce concert de Neuchétel. On y jouait précisément La symphonie pastorale. Je dis "précisément" car il n'est, on le comprend aisément, pas une œuvre que j'eusse pu davantage souhaiter de lui faire entendre. Longtemps après que nous eûmes quitté la salle de concert, Gertrude resta encore silencieuse et comme noyée dans l'extase.

- Est-ce que vraiment ce que vous voyez est aussi beau que cela ? dit-elle enfin. [...]

- Ceux qui ont des yeux, dis-je enfin, ne connaissent pas leur bonheur.

- Mais moi qui n'en ai point, s'écria-t-elle aussitôt, je connais le bonheur d'entendre.»

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 1972
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 149
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070360185
ISBN 10: 2070360180

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La Symphonie Pastorale