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Die Peri sah das Mal der Wunde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Tenor-Solo
 Die Peri sah das Mal der Wunde,
 Und nun vertobt des Kampfes Wut,
 Kam sie im Strahl des Morgenrots
 Und nahm das letzte Tröpflein Blut,
 Das aus dem Heldenherzen drang,
 Eh' sich der freie Geist entschwang.

Die Peri, Vokalquartett und Chor
 Sei dies mein Geschenk,
 Willkommen dorten
 An Edens Pforten!
 Denn heilig ist das Blut,
 Für die Freiheit verspritzt vom Heldenmut,
 Und würde nicht trüben die klarste Flut,
 Die durch die Haine der Sel'gen fließt!
 O, gibt es ein Opfer der Erdenwelt,
 Ein Geschenk, das teuer der Himmel hält,
 'S ist das Blut, das der Freiheit sterbender Sohn
 Ihr bringt als letzte Libation!
 Sei dies mein/dein Geschenk,
 Willkommen dorten!


Translation(s): FRE ITA SPA

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Note: this text is a translation of part of Thomas Moore's Paradise and the Peri.

Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La Péri a vu la marque de la blessure", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Scorse la Peri la macchia della ferita", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2012-12-13.
Last modified: 2017-10-11 12:39:25
Line count: 21
Word count: 110

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La Peri ha visto las heridas

Language: Spanish (Español) after the German (Deutsch)

Tenor
 La Peri ha visto las heridas, 
 y pasado el furor de la batalla,
 viene con los primeros rayos de la aurora
 y recoge la última gota de sangre 
 que del corazón del héroe fluye,
 antes de que su espíritu vuele libre.

La Peri, cuarteto vocal y coro
 ¡Sea esta mi ofrenda
 bienvenida allí, 
 a las puertas del Edén! 
 Pues sagrada es la sangre
 que por la libertad vertió un corazón valiente, 
 y no enturbiará las clarísimas aguas
 que corren por los bosques de los bieaventurados. 
 Oh, si hay una ofrenda del mundo terrenal,
 un regalo caro al cielo,
 es la sangre que un hijo que muere por la libertad
 os ofrece como última libación. 
 ¡Sea esta mi / tu ofrenda
 bienvenida allí!


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Text added to the website: 2014-05-28.
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