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Namensfeier für Franz Michael...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Erhabner! Erhabner!
Verehrter Freund der Jugend!
Zu deines Festes Feyer
Deiner Weisheit, deiner Tugend
Nimm unsrer Herzen Huldigung.

Ja, wenn der Waisen Bitten frommen,
Die heut' für dich zum Himmel glühn,
Muß oft der frohe Tag noch kommen,
Lang deines Lebens Freuden blühn.

Germanien, in fernen Zonen
Nennen Waisen Vater dich,
Dein Haupt umglänzen Bürgerkronen,
Und gute Fürsten lieben dich.

Ein Hochgefühl und reine Freude
Hält immer uns mit dir vereint,
Ein lorbeerreicher Nestor scheide
Einst spät von uns und allbeweint.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Namensfeier für Franz Michael Vierthalter", subtitle: "Gratulations-Kantate", D. 294 (1815), published 1892, first performed 1815. [soprano, tenor, bass, chorus, oboes, bassoons, horns, strings] [ sung text verified 1 time]

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

  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "Celebration of the name day of Franz Michael Vierthalter", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Célébration de la fête de Franz Michael Vierthalter", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-06-03.
Last modified: 2018-02-02 08:38:02
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