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Till havet

Language: Swedish (Svenska)

Kommen, svallande vågor, till stranden!
Kommen, brusande vindar, från havet!
Blåsen bort de dåliga tankar,
blåsen bort de vekliga känslor,
gjuten i själen kraft och ro!

Ej jag spör om ditt sköte
döljer sjunkna båtar med bleknade döde.
Friska dansen jag tror och skummet,
därunder koraller och pärlor,
segersångerna vill jag tro!

Translation(s): FIN

List of language codes

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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):

  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title 1: "Merelle", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-04-12T00:00:00.
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Language: Finnish (Suomi) after the Swedish (Svenska)

Tulkaa, kuohuvat aallot, tulkaa rantaan!
Tulkaa, pauhaavat tuulet, tulkaa mereltä!
Puhaltakaa pois huonot ajatukset,
puhaltakaa pois voimattomat tunteet,
valakaa sieluun voimaa ja rauhaa!

En minä sinua moiti vaikka sylisi
kätkeekin uponneita laivoja ja kelmeitä vainajia.
Reippaaseen tanssiin minä uskon ja kuohuihin,
koralleihin ja helmiin niiden alla,
voitonlauluihin minä tahdon uskoa!

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  • Translation from Swedish (Svenska) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2015 by Erkki Pullinen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

    Erkki Pullinen. Contact:
    <erkki (DOT) pullinen (AT) uniarts (DOT) fi>

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Based on
  • a text in Swedish (Svenska) by Ernst Josephson (1851 - 1906)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Yrjö Henrik Kilpinen. Go to the text.


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