Is it "marchez" or "marchons"?
I'm being a little curious here, but when I listened to La Marseillaise, there was a little disagreement:
|Version #1||Version #2|
|Aux armes, citoyens||Aux armes, citoyens|
|Formez vos bataillons||Formez vos bataillons|
|Marchons, marchons||Marchez, marchez|
What is the original one? For those who are French, what version do you usually sing? Feel free to tell me your opinion. Have a good day!
(Not French) The official lyrics on the website of the Assemblée nationale say it's 'marchons, marchons': http://www2.assemblee-nationale.fr/decouvrir-l-assemblee/histoire/dossier-historique-la-marseillaise/les-paroles-de-la-marseillaise. The confusion may come from that fact that the anthem has undergone several changes and the original manuscript, also shown on that page, does say 'marchez' (not even 'marchez, marchez'):
Some people on the Interwebs say it depends on whether you sing the long version or the short version (long version would be 'marchez, marchez' the first time, and then 'marchons, marchons', whereas the short version would just be 'marchons, marchons'), or whether you're a soldier or a civilian. But that appears to be nonsense.