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Abendbilder

Language: German (Deutsch)

Still beginnt's im Hain zu thauen;
Ruhig webt der Dämm'rung Grauen
Durch die Gluth
Sanfter Fluth,
Durch das Grün umbüschter Auen,
So die trunk'nen Blicke schauen.

Sieh'! der Raben Nachtgefieder
Rauscht auf ferne Eichen nieder. -
Balsamduft
Haucht die Luft;
Philomelens Zauberlieder
Hallet zart die Echo wieder.

Horch! des Abendglöckleins Töne
Mahnen ernst der Erde Söhne,
Daß ihr Herz
Himmelwärts,
Sinnend ob der Heimath Schöne,
Sich des Erdentands entwöhne.

Durch der hohen Wolken Riegel
Funkeln tausend Himmelssiegel,
Luna's Bild
Streuet mild
In der Fluthen [klaren]1 Spiegel
Schimmernd Gold auf Flur und Hügel.

Von des Vollmonds Wiederscheine
Blitzet das bemooste kleine
Kirchendach.
Aber ach!
Ringsum decken [kühle Steine]2
Der Entschlummerten [Gebeine]3.

Ruht, o Traute! von den Wehen,
Bis beym großen [Auferstehen]4
Aus der Nacht
Gottes Macht
Einst uns ruft, in seiner Höhen
Ew'ge Wonnen einzugehen.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Die heilige Lyra. Von Johannes Petrus Silbert. Wien, 1819. Gedruckt bey Anton Strauß, pages 180-181.

1 Schubert: "klarem"
2 Schubert: "Leichensteine"
3 Schubert: "Gebein"
4 Schubert: "Auferstehn"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Avondindrukken", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Evening images", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Images du soir", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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