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Von dunklem Schleier umsponnen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Von dunklem Schleier umsponnen
Ist mir das Tageslicht;
Wohl steigen neue Sonnen, --
Ich seh' sie nicht.

Mir schweift der Blick hinüber
In Weiten, dämmerfern;
Vom Himmel blinkt ein trüber,
Einsamer Stern.

Ein Mädchen, bleich von Wangen,
Winkt mir von drüben zu:
"Ich bin vorangegangen,
Was zögerst du?"


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA

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Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Ferdinand Möhring (1816 - 1887), "Was zögerst du", op. 104 (Sechs Gesänge für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 5, published 1882 [voice and piano], Köln, P.J. Tonger [
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  • by Hermann Müller (1841 - 1907), "Von dunklem Schleier umsponnen", op. 3 (Sechs Lieder für 1 tiefere Stimme mit Pianoforte) no. 5, published 1881 [low voice and piano], Hamburg, Hoffmann [
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    ]
  • by Otto Neitzel (1852 - 1920), "Mahnung", op. 11 (Acht Gesänge für 1 tiefe Stimme mit Pianoforte) no. 7, published 1894 [low voice and piano], Köln, Tonger [
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  • by Julius Schäffer (1823 - 1902), "Was zögerst du?", op. 18 (Sechs Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 4, published 1893 [voice and piano], Breslau, Hainauer [
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    ]
  • by Richard Georg Strauss (1864 - 1949), "Aus den Liedern der Trauer", op. 17 (Sechs Lieder von Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack) no. 4 (1887), published 1888 [high voice and piano], Hamburg, Rahter [
     text verified 1 time
    ]
  • by Alexander Winterberger (1834 - 1914), "Von dunklem Schleir umsponnen", op. 48 (Fünf Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 3, published 1876 [alto and piano], Leipzig, Kistner [
     text not verified 
    ]

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Come avvolta da un velo scuro", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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