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Mein Herz schmückt sich mit dir, wie...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Mein Herz schmückt sich mit dir, wie sich
der Himmel mit der Sonne schmückt,
du gibst ihm Glanz und ohne dich,
bleibt es in dunkle Nacht entrückt.

Gleich wie die Welt all' ihre Pracht 
verhüllt, wenn Dunkel sie umfließt,
und nur, wenn ihr die Sonne lacht,
zeigt, was sie Schönes in sich schließt.

Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE RUS

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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 [singable] (Constance Bache) (William Stigand, né Stigant) , "My heart is bright with thee"
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-12.
Last modified: 2018-10-10 05:33:29
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Word count: 53

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Mon cœur est orné par toi, comme est

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

Mon cœur est orné par toi, comme est
orné le ciel par le soleil.
Tu lui donnes de l'éclat et sans toi
Il reste pris dans la nuit noire.

De même que le monde a toute sa splendeur voilée
Quand l'obscurité l'enveloppe,
Et seulement quand le soleil lui sourit,
Il montre quelle beauté il enclôt en lui.

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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Friedrich Martin von Bodenstedt (1819 - 1892), appears in Die Lieder des Mirza-Schaffy, in Zuléikha, no. 3 ENG ENG ENG GER RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Henk Bijvanck, Gustav Brah-Müller, Ludwig Ebner, Ernst Frank, Friedrich Gernsheim, Ed. Greve, Wilhelm Hill, Carl Hürse, Salomon Jadassohn, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Julius Kniese, Ludwig Liebe, Eusebius Mandyczewski, Eugen Philips, Heinrich Reimann, Julius Röntgen, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Max Stange, Ernst von Stockhausen, Béla Szabados, János Végh, as Johann Végh. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2016-02-15.
Last modified: 2016-02-15 15:46:44
Line count: 8
Word count: 57