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O Seelenparadies

Language: German (Deutsch)

O Seelenparadies,
Das Gottes Geist durchwehet,
Der bei der Schöpfung blies,
Der Geist, der nie vergehet;
Auf, auf, bereite dich,
Der Tröster nahet sich.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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):

  • ENG English [singable] (Ebenezer Prout) , title 1: "O paradise of souls"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "O paradis des âmes", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:28
Line count: 6
Word count: 24

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O paradis des âmes

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

O paradis des âmes,
À travers qui l'Esprit de Dieu respire,
Lui qui souffla lors de la création,
L'Esprit, qui jamais disparaît ;
Debout, debout, prépare-toi,
Le consolateur s'approche.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2016 by Guy Laffaille, (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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Salomo Franck (1659 - 1725) ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johann Sebastian Bach. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2016-02-13.
Last modified: 2016-02-13 16:56:34
Line count: 6
Word count: 29