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Im Alter

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie wird nun alles so stille wieder!
So war mir's oft in der Kinderzeit,
Die Bäche gehen rauschend nieder
Durch die dämmernde Einsamkeit,
Kaum noch hört man einen Hirten singen,
Aus allen Dörfern, Schluchten, weit
Die Abendglocken herüberklingen,
Versunken nun mit Lust und Leid
Die Täler, die noch einmal blitzen,
Nur hinter dem stillen Walde weit
Noch Abendröte an den Bergesspitzen,
Wie Morgenrot der Ewigkeit.

Translation(s): ITA

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "In vecchiaia", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-08-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:47
Line count: 12
Word count: 65

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