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Dämmrung senkte sich von oben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Dämmrung senkte sich von oben,
Schon ist alle Nähe fern,
Doch zuerst empor gehoben
Holden Lichts der Abendstern.

Alles schwankt in's Ungewisse,
Nebel schleichen in die Höh',
Schwarzvertiefte Finsternisse
Widerspiegelnd ruht der See.

[Nun]1 am östlichen Bereiche
Ahn' ich Mondenglanz und Glut,
Schlanker Weiden Haargezweige
Scherzen auf der nächsten Flut.

Durch bewegter Schatten Spiele
Zittert Lunas Zauberschein,
Und durch's Auge [schleicht]2 die Kühle
Sänftigend in's Herz hinein.


Translation(s): CZE DUT ENG ENG FRE FRE

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1 Diepenbrock: "Dort,"
2 Grimm: "zieht"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Twilight sank from high above", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Florence T. Jameson) , title 1: "Twilight from above has fallen"
  • FRE French (Français) [singable] (Frieda Boutarel) (Amédée Boutarel) , title 1: "L'ombre tombe lente et pâle"
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "De là-haut tombe le crépuscule", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Schemer daalde neer van boven

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

Schemer daalde neer van boven,
Al ’t nabije is reeds ver,
Maar als eerst’ in hoge hoven
Straalt daar lief de avondster.
 
Alles glijdt in ’t ongewisse,
Nevels stijgen uit het meer,
Peilloos zwarte duisternissen
Spieg’len zich in ’t water weer.
 
Nu, in oost’lijke bereiken
Meen ik maan te zien en gloed,
Wilgen, die een haardos lijken,
Schertsen vlakbij op de vloed.
 
Door het spel van zwart bewegen
Trilt heen Luna’s toverschijn,
En door d’ ogen sluipt een zegen,
Koelte mild, in ‘t hartsdomein.


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Note: singable for Brahms.

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  • 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: 2014-11-11.
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