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Ruhe, heilige Nacht!

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Russian (Русский)

Ruhe, heilige Nacht!
Dämmerig scheint der Mond.
Süß ist, o Mädchen, dein Kuß
Während der ruhigen Nacht.

Freundin, im Dunkel der Nacht
Wie kann ich traurig noch sein?
Hell wie die Sterne bist du
Während der ruhigen Nacht.

Freundin, die Sterne sind schön.
Und auch die Trauer ist süß;
Du bist das Liebste mir doch
Während der heiligen Nacht.

Translation(s): ENG ITA

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Holy night", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Gianni Franceschi) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:58
Line count: 12
Word count: 59

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Riposa, o notte santa!

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)

Riposa, o notte santa!
In penombra brilla la luna.
Dolce, o fanciulla, è il tuo bacio
durante la notte tranquilla.

O amica, nel buio della notte
come posso essere ancora triste?
Splendente come le stelle sei tu
durante la notte tranquilla.

O amica, le stelle sono belle
e anche la tristezza è dolce,
ma tu sei per me la più amata
durante la notte tranquilla.

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Translation of title "Heilige Nacht" = "Notte santa"


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2015 by Gianni Franceschi, (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: 2015-04-06.
Last modified: 2015-04-06 15:07:24
Line count: 12
Word count: 65