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Schmeichelnd hold und lieblich klingen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schmeichelnd hold und lieblich klingen
Unsers Lebens Harmonien,
Und dem Schönheitssinn entschwingen
Blumen sich, die ewig blühn.

Fried und Freude gleiten freundlich,
Wie der Wellen Wechselspiel.
Was sich drängte rauh und feindlich,
ordnet sich zu Hochgefühl.

Wenn der Töne Zauber walten
Und des Wortes Weihe spricht,
Muß sich Herrliches gestalten,
Nacht und Stürme werden Licht.

Äuß're Ruhe, inn're Wonne
Herrschen für den Glücklichen,
Doch der Künste Frühlingssonne
Läßt aus Leiden Licht entstehn.

Großes, das ins Herz gedrungen,
Blüht dann neu und schön empor,
Hat ein Geist sich aufgeschwungen,
Hallt ihm stets ein Geisterchor.

Nehmt denn hin, ihr schönen Seelen,
Froh die Gaben schöner Kunst!
Wenn sich Lieb' und Kraft vermählen,
Lohnt dem Menschen Götter Gunst.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE SPA

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Submitted by John Glenn Paton [Guest Editor]

Authorship


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Helga Jost-Weyer) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , title 1: "Fantasy", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Fantaisie chorale", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-02-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:37
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Word count: 115

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Strelend lief en lieflijk klinkt hier

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Strelend lief en lieflijk klinkt hier
Onze levensharmonie,
En aan schoonheidszin ontspringt hier
Bloemenpracht, een symfonie.
 
Vreed’ en vreugde glijden vriend’lijk
Als de golven in hun spel.
Wat zich opdrong, ruw, vijand’lijk,
Ordent zich tot geestdrift wel.
 
Als magie van tonen rondwaart
En de ernst van ’t woord ons sticht,
Moet iets heerlijks zich ontvouwen,
Nacht en stormen worden licht.
 
Rust van buiten, vreugd van binnen,
Heersen bij wie is voldaan,
En de lentezon der kunsten
Laat uit lijden licht ontstaan.
 
Grootheid, in het hart verdrongen,
Bloeit weer op en komt mooi door;
Is een geest dan opgesprongen,
Zingt hem na een geestenkoor.
 
Neem dus aan, o goede vrienden,
Blij de gaven van de kunst!
Als zich liefd’ en kracht verenen,
Loont de mensen godengunst.


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Title "Choral Fantasy" = "Koorfantasie"

Authorship

  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2014 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2014-10-24.
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