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Abend

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es blüht um mich des Abends Stille,
es klingt noch fern ein letztes Lied, 
das von den weiten Gärten drüben
im Abendwind herüberzieht. 

Das ist des Tages letztes Klingen,
nun naht die nächtlich dunkle Ruh
und deckt mit ihren Friedensschleiern
still alle heiße Sehnsucht zu.


Translation(s): CAT ENG

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Submitted by John Versmoren

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Capvespre", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Evening", copyright © 2019


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Evening

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The silence of the evening blossoms around me;
from afar resounds one last song
that floats in from the wide gardens over there
in the evening breeze.

It is the last sound of the day;
now the dark calm of night approaches
and with its peaceful veils 
it quietly blankets all passionate yearning.


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