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Fünf Lieder

Word count: 39

Song Cycle by Humbert Geyer (b. 1948)

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5. Abendlandschaft [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Evening landscape", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Paysage vespéral", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Der Hirt blast seine Weise, 
Von fern ein Schuß noch fällt, 
Die Wälder rauschen leise 
Und Ströme tief im Feld. 

Nur hinter jenem Hügel 
Noch spielt der Abendschein - 
O hätt ich, hätt ich Flügel,
Zu fliegen da hinein!


Confirmed with Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Gedichte, Berlin, Verlag von M. Simion, 1841, page 220.


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