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Schlaf nun und ruhe in Träumen voll Duft

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Peri und Chor
 Schlaf nun und ruhe in Träumen voll Duft,
 Balsam'scher umweh dich die Luft,
 Als dem magischen Brand der Phönix entsteigt,
 Wenn er sein eigenes Grablied singt.
 Schlaf nun und ruh in Träumen voll Lust,
 Du, die treueste, liebendste Brust!
 Sie sprach's, und Himmelshauch durchfließt
 Von ihren Lippen diese Stelle,
 Sie schwingt den Strahlenkranz und gießt
 Auf beider Antlitz solche Helle,
 Daß wie ein Heil'genpaar sie lagen.
 Indes die Peri wacht und Licht
 Mild strahlt in ihre Todesnacht,
 Bis ihre Seelen auferwacht.

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]


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) , "Dors maintenant et repose dans des rêves plein de parfums", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Dormi ora e riposa sognando intensi profumi", 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: 15
Word count: 85

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Duerme ahora y descansa en perfumado...

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

La Peri y coro
 Duerme ahora y descansa en perfumado sueño,
 que el aire balsámico te rodee, 
 como el Fénix se levanta del mágico fuego
 cuando entona su propio canto mortal. 
 ¡Duerme ahora y descansa en alegres sueños, 
 tú, la más fiel, la más amada novia!
 Ella habló, un hálito celestial brotó
 de sus labios en ese lugar,
 y surgió una aureola, que vertió
 en sus rostros tal claridad, 
 que una pareja de santos parecían.
 Y en tanto que la Peri vigilaba, una luz
 suave brilló en su mortal noche, 
 hasta el despertar de sus almas.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2014 by Saúl Botero Restrepo, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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