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Zwei Lieder von William Blake aus „Lieder der Unschuld“

Word count: 190

Song Cycle by Walter Louis MacNutt (1910 - 1996)

Original language: Two Songs of William Blake from "Songs of Innocence"

1. Das Lamm

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

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Based on
  • a text in English by William Blake (1757 - 1827), "The lamb", appears in Songs of Innocence and Experience, in Songs of Innocence, no. 4, first published 1789 CAT RUS FIN
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): James R. Adler, Samuel Hans Adler, Orsmond Anderton, Violet Balestreri Archer, Mark Armanini, Ronald Kent Arnatt, Condit Robert Atkinson, Ernst Bacon, Melinda Bargreen, Leslie R. Bassett, Phillip Thomas Bezanson, Judith Bingham, Gordon Ware Binkerd, William Bolcom, Rutland Boughton, Carl Byron Bowman, May Hanna Brahe, Grace Bell Branning, Havergal Brian, Lee Hastings Bristol, Jeffrey Brody, Harry Brook, Charles Samuel Brown, Philip Austin Browne, John Callis Brydson, Mark Leopold Bucci, Walter Joseph Buczynski, Ernest Bullock, Sir, Gladys Blakely Bush, Frank Charles Butcher, Elliot Button, Vincent Henry Palmer Caillard, Sir, Noble Cain, Mary Elizabeth Caldwell, Paul Carr, George Whitefield Chadwick, Theodore Ward Chanler, John Chorbajian, Frederik Melius Christiansen, Olaf Christian Christiansen, Israel Citkowitz, Alice Upton Close, Gladys M. Cohen, as Guirne Javal, James Austin Collignon, Anthony Vincent Benedictus Collins, Grace Wilbur Conant, Elizabeth Penn Sprague Coolidge , Leslie Crabtree, Beverly M. Craveiro, John Charlton Crawford, Norman Curtis, James D'Angelo, Noel George Da Costa, Harold Edwin Darke, Marjorie Davies, Walford Davies, Sir, Katherine Kennicott Davis, William Mac Davis, Newell Dayley, Wallace Earl De Pue, Alison Clare Demarest, John Hopkins Densmore, Robert Nathaniel Dett, John Henry Diercks, Celius Dougherty, Dorothy Carter Drennan, Thomas Frederick Dunhill, James William Elliott, Osian Gwynn Ellis, Wesley Ellis, A. Lehman Engel, Leonard Enns, Arthur Farwell, Nicolas Flagello, Donato D. Fornuto, Leland Elting Forsblad, Johan Franco, John Frandsen, Marcel Gustave Frank, Leonard L. Furnivall, Earl Robert George, H. Graham Godfrey, Clare Goodhall, Julian Goodwin, Ole Carsten Green, Randi R. Gronninsater, Ruth M. Grow, Virginia D. Hamer, Fritz Bennicke Hart, Walter Sinclair Hartley, Christian Victor Hely-Hutchinson, George Henschel, Gary Michael Higginson, Vincent Higginson, Lee Hoiby, Joseph Charles Holbrooke, Amy Elise Horrocks, Leslie John Howard, Brian Hughes, Chester Edward Ide, Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob, Michael Jacques, Bryony Jagger, D. Cyril Jenkins, David Hugh Jones, George Herbert Jones, Perry Otis Jones, William Bradwen Jones, Alice Jordan, Paul Kapp, Don Kay, Horace Keats, Iain Philip Kendell, John Brodbin Kennedy, Eunice Lea Kettering, Theron Kirk, Julie Knowles, Richard Bamford Lane, David Lantz, III, André Laporte, Earl Roland Larson, Christopher Kaye Le Fleming, Sven Lekberg, Timothy Lenk, Kerry Glenn Lewis, Merrills Lewis, Samuel Liddle, David Lidov, Joan Littlejohn, Kathy Jean Loh, Harvey Worthington Loomis, Samuel Ernest Lovatt, Maude Haben Luck, James Lyon, Walter Louis MacNutt, Charles T. Maclary, Robert Mann, William James Mathias, Louise Matthews, James Charles McCollum, James Joseph McCray, John McLeod, John Mitchell, Raymond Earle Mitchell, Undine Smith Moore, William Thomas Moore, Jr., Oskar Morawetz, Hilda Morgan, Walter Byron Mourant, Homer C. Nearing, Fred C. Nelson, Ken Neufeld, Samuel J. Newns, Paul Nordoff, Carl E. Nosse, Elizabeth Oldenburg, Robin Orr, Morfydd Owen, Gen Louis Parchman, Mary Flournoy Passailaigue, Edward A. Pedrette, Malcolm Cameron Peyton, Lloyd Alvin Pfautsch, Solomon Pimsleur, Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Harold Paul Pottenger, Laurence Powell, Charles Proctor, Daniel Protheroe, Olive Pullen, Stanley A. Purdy, Juliet Raphael, Mark Raphael, Charles Wesley Rasely, Ellen Raskin, John M. Rasley, Geraldine Dorothy Rasmussen, Robert Clarence Raybould, Gardner Read, Barbara Reynolds, Raymond Rhea, Alice Richman, John Anthony Ritchie, Mervyn Roberts, Lilian Robinson, Richard Roderick-Jones, James Rodger, Joseph Roff, Landon Ronald, Sir, Ned Rorem, Orvis Ross, Alec Rowley, Thomas Schubert, Abraham Abe Schwadron, Tom Scott, Cecil Sharman, Geoffrey Turton Shaw, Clifford Shaw, Elie Siegmeister, Frederick Silver, Lucy Simon, Louise Eichhorn Simons, David Sisco, David Smart, Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov, Gregg Smith, Russell Smith, Charles N. Smith, Gordon Hunt Smith, William Marion Smith, Johannes Somary, Arthur Somervell, Sir, Eva Ruth Spalding, Ronald Stevenson, Dorothy Wauchope Stewart, Mark A. Stupp, John Austin Sykes, Jenö Takacs, John Kenneth Tavener, Jean Taylor, Archibald F. Tester, Charlotte C. Thomas, David Evan Thomas, Robert W. Thygerson, Ernst Toch, Joan Trimble, Danny Tuck, Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Vause, Douglas Edward Wagner, Rudolph T. Werther, John Ebenezer West, Robert Paul Wetzler, Paul William Whear, John David White, Maude Valérie White, Shirley Ellen Whitecotton, Patrick Williams, Harry Robert Wilson, Charles Wood, Dale Wood, Joseph Robert Wood, William Brocklesby Wordsworth, Amy Worth, Ruth Shaw Wylie, Dalhousie James Young, John B. Younger. Go to the text.

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Kleines Lamm, wer schuf dich?
Weißt du es? Wer schuf dich?
Gab dir Leben, Futter drunt’
bei dem Bach im Wiesengrund?
Hat zur Freud dir zuerkannt
weichstes, hellstes Wollgewand?
Gab dir solch ein Stimmlein fein,
dass sich Berg und Tal erfreun?
Kleines Lamm, wer schuf dich,
sag mir doch, wer schuf dich?

Kleines Lamm, ich sag’s dir,
kleines Lamm, ich sag’s dir:
Man ruft ihn bei deinem Nam’,
denn er nennt sich selbst ein Lamm.
Er ist fromm und er ist lind:
wurde selbst zum kleinen Kind.
Ich ein Kind und du ein Lamm.
Man ruft uns bei seinem Nam’.
Kleines Lamm, Gott schütz’ dich!
Kleines Lamm, Gott schütz’ dich!


Translation of title "The lamb" = "Das Lamm"

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2. Lenz

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Authorship


Based on
  • a text in English by William Blake (1757 - 1827), "Spring", appears in Songs of Innocence and Experience, in Songs of Innocence, no. 15, first published 1789 WEL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): James R. Adler, R. Graham Anderson, Athanasios Aronis, Ronald A. Beckett, Harold Blumenfeld, Jacques Blumenthal, William Bolcom, Rutland Boughton, Frederick Matthias Breydert, Havergal Brian, Benjamin Britten, Christopher Roland Brown, Vincent Henry Palmer Caillard, Sir, Edwin James Nairn Carr, John Charlton Crawford, William Crust, Norman Curtis, James D'Angelo, Harold Edwin Darke, Emma Lou Diemer, John Henry Diercks, Quenten Doolittle, Celius Dougherty, Thomas Frederick Dunhill, Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, Eric Fogg, Derek Foster, Johan Franco, Bernard Sidney Garte, Ole Carsten Green, Geoffrey Gwyther, Alfred Matthew Hale, Fritz Bennicke Hart, Eugene Hartzell, Christian Victor Hely-Hutchinson, Arthur Hinton, Joseph Charles Holbrooke, Chester Edward Ide, Wilfred Josephs, Mary Margaret Kelly, John Brodbin Kennedy, Theron Kirk, Peter Kirtley, Dorothy Hill Klotzman, Karl Richard Korte, David Krane, André Laporte, Paul F. Liljestrand, Bertram Luard-Selby, Walter Louis MacNutt, Charles T. Maclary, Douglas McGilvra, Robin Humphrey Milford, Michael Richard Miller, Robert Mueller-Hartmann, Havelock Nelson, Helmer Nørgaard, Morfydd Owen, Lloyd Alvin Pfautsch, Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Ellen Raskin, Joseph Roff, Landon Ronald, Sir, Sven-David Sandström, Francis George Scott, Charles Shadle, Elie Siegmeister, Walter Skolnik, Russell Smith, Johannes Somary, Øistein Sommerfeldt, Christopher Steel, Ronald Stevenson, John Austin Sykes, Randall Thompson, Felix Werder, Rudolph T. Werther, Herbert Dennis White, John David White, Maude Valérie White, Jonathan Peter Willcocks, Patrick Williams, James Walter Wilson, Charles Wood, Leslie Woodgate, Ruth Shaw Wylie. Go to the text.

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Flötenspiel!
Nun ist's still.
Gestern, heut,
Vögleins Freud;
Nachtigall
drunt' im Tal,
Lerche steigt,
alles zeigt
Fröhlichkeit
fröhlich grüßt, fröhlich grüßt den Lenz in diesem Jahr.


Büblein heut
strahlt vor Freud;
Mägdelein,
klein und fein;
Hahnenschrei,
stimmt dabei
freudig ein,
Kinderlein;
fröhlich grüßt, fröhlich grüßt den Lenz in diesem Jahr.

Lämmchen klein
hol mich ein.
Stups mich dann
zärtlich an.
Ich zupf schnell
dein weich' Fell
schmus' mit dir
kleines Tier
fröhlich grüß, fröhlich grüß ich dich in diesem Jahr.


Submitted by Bertram Kottmann

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