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Werde heiter, mein Gemüte

Language: German (Deutsch)

Werde heiter, mein Gemüte,
Und vergiß der Angst und Pein!
Groß ist Gottes Gnad' und Güte,
Groß muß auch dein Hoffen sein.

Kommt der helle, gold'ne Morgen
Nicht hervor aus dunkler Nacht?
Lag nicht einst im Schnee verborgen
[Tief des]1 Frühlings Blütenpracht?

Durch die Finsterniß der Klagen
Bricht der Freude Morgenstern;
Bald wird auch dein Morgen tagen,
Gottes Güt' ist nimmer fern!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Note: also in Dichterleben
1 in Hoffmann's von Fallersleben Gesammelte Werke; Erster Band : Lyrische Gedichte: Dichterleben, Liebesleben, Berlin, F. Fontane, 1890, p. 99, this is "Tiefes".

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)

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

  • ENG English (Barbara Miller) , title 1: "Morning song", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Sois sereine, mon âme

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Sois sereine, mon âme,
Et oublie peurs et peines !
La miséricorde et la bonté de Dieu sont grandes,
Ton espérance aussi, doit être grande.

Le matin clair et doré ne vient-il pas
De la sombre nuit ?
Ne fut pas un jour cachée sous la neige
La splendeur des bourgeons du printemps ?

Dans les ténèbres des larmes
Éclate l'étoile du matin de joie,
Bientôt ton matin se lèvera aussi :
La bonté de Dieu n'est jamais loin.


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Translation of title "Morgenlied" = "Chant matinal"

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Pierre Mathé, (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: 2015-04-09.
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