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O Meer im Abendstrahl

Language: German (Deutsch)

O Meer im Abendstrahl,
[An]1 deiner stillen Fluth
Fühl' ich nach langer Qual
Mich wieder fromm und gut.

Das heiße Herz vergißt,
Woran sich's müd' gekämpft,
Und jeder Wehruf ist
Zu Melodie gedämpft.

Kaum daß ein [leises]2 Weh
Durchgleitet das Gemüth,
Wie durch die stumme See
Ein weißes Segel zieht.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Liszt: "In"
2 omitted by S. Wagner

Submitted by Harry Joelson

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guillaume Métayer) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-01-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20

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O mer dans les rais du couchant

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

O mer dans les rais du couchant
Au bord de tes paisibles flots
Après de longs maux je me sens
Et pieux et bon à nouveau.

Le cœur jadis brûlant oublie
Le combat où il s’épuisait
Et chaque cri en mélodie
Est vaporisé désormais.

À peine une douce souffrance
Glisse encore à travers l’esprit
Comme sur la mer en silence
Une voile blanche s’enfuit.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Alfred von Meißner (1822 - 1885), "Abend am Meere" ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Algernon Bennet Langton Ashton, Aline Hundt, Jan Bedřich Kittl, Franz Liszt, Karl Martin Reinthaler, Hermann Riedel, Hugo Ulrich, Siegfried Wagner, Alexander Winterberger. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2019-02-27 00:00:00.

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