Language: German (Deutsch)
Alte Brunnen fließen.
Auf dem Meer im Abendschein
Schwarze Schwalben schießen.
Aus der weißen Villa dringt
Eine sanfte Klage:
Eine Frau, die spielt und singt
Lieder andrer Tage.
Eine große Stille spinnt,
die Fontänen steigen.
Und die fernen Lieder sind
Laut geword'nes Schweigen
Translation(s): ENG FRE
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Submitted by Jakob Kellner
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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Distant songs", copyright © 2015
- FRE French (Français) (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "Chansons lointaines", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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