Die Sonn' ist hin
Language: German (Deutsch)
Die Sonn' ist hin,
Wie Lust der Minn'.
Deckt still mich zu.
Ach trüb und müd
Ist mein Gemüt,
Daß mir die Rosen all' verblüht!
Um Ehr' der Welt
Ist's schlecht bestellt.
Sie träget Scheu
Vor Glaub' und Treu.
Um Gold und Lohn
Spricht man ihr Hohn,
Mein treues Herz das brach davon.
Nach Lieb' und Glück
Schau ich zurück:
Das schwand dahin
Mit falschem Sinn.
Was ich gekos't
War schlecht erlos't.
Nun, reicher Gott, gieb du mir Trost!
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Confirmed with Otto Roquette, Orion. Ein Phantasiestück, Bremen: Verlag von Franz Schlodtmann, 1851, pages 171-172
Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Harry Joelson
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Robert Franz (1815 - 1892), "Die Sonn' ist hin", op. 35 (Sechs Gesänge) no. 3, published 1861 [voice and piano], Breslau, Leuckart [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Heinrich Reinhardt (1865 - 1922), "Die Sonn' ist hin", op. 40, published 1890 [voice and piano], Hamburg, Cranz [ sung text not verified ]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The sun is gone", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Last modified: 2017-12-09 12:03:03
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Word count: 81
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The sun is gone
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
The sun is gone
Like the joy of love.
Now forest peace
Quietly covers me.
Ah, dismal and weary
Is my spirit
Because the roses have all faded for me!
It is not well with
The honour of the world.
It timidly fears
Faith and loyalty.
One scorns [honour]
For the sake of gold and recompense,
My faithful heart broke because of that.
I look back upon
Love and happiness:
With a false spirit.
That with which I dallied
Was badly chosen.
Now, bountiful God, give me comfort!
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- a text in German (Deutsch) by Otto Roquette (1824 - 1896), "Die Sonn' ist hin", appears in Orion, first published 1851
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Robert Franz, Heinrich Reinhardt. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2018-01-15.
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