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Himmelsfunken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Odem Gottes weht!
Still wird die Sehnsucht wach;
Das trunkne Herz vergeht
In wundersüßem Ach!

Wie löst sich äthermild
Der Erde schweres Band,
Die heil'ge Thräne quillt,
Ach! nach des Himmels Land.

Wie mächtig hebt das Herz
Sich zu den blauen Höh'n!
Was machst vor süßem Schmerz
Es ach! so zart vergehn? -

O süßer Hochgenuß!
Mild, wie des Himmels Thau,
Winkt Gottes Feyergruß
Hoch aus dem stillen Blau!

Und das verwaiste Herz
Vernimmt den stillen Ruf,
Und sehnt sich heimathwärts
Zum Vater, der es schuf!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Die heilige Lyra. Von Johannes Petrus Silbert. Wien, 1819. Gedruckt bey Anton Strauß, pages 214-215.


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

Authorship

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) , "Espurnes del cel", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Vonken uit de hemel", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Messages from heaven", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Message céleste", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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