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Wo dein Fuß gegangen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wo dein Fuß gegangen,
Wo gehaucht dein Mund,
Wo dein Blick gehangen:
Da ist heil'ger Grund.
 
Geh ich jetzt alleine,
Wo du je [gewallt]1,
Seh ich immer deine
Weihende Gestalt.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Klaus Groth's Gesammelte Werke, Vierter Band, Plattdeutsche Erzählungen -- Hochdeutsche Gedichte, Kiel & Leipzig: Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, 1893, pages 234-235

1 Jenner: "geweilt"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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 (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-05-12.
Last modified: 2015-12-08 22:29:54
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Where your foot trod

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Where your foot trod,
Where your mouth breathed,
Where your gaze rested:
That is holy ground.
 
When I now walk alone
Wherever you [wandered],1
I always see your
Consecrating figure.


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Translated titles:
"Wo dein Fuß gegangen" = "Where your foot trod"
"Beim Abschied zu singen" = "To be sung at parting"
1 Jenner: "lingered"

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Klaus Groth (1819 - 1899), no title, written 1858
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Robert Emmerich, F. Hernandez, Gustav Jenner, Hans Parger. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2015-12-08.
Last modified: 2015-12-08 22:30:26
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