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Das ist der Tag des Herrn!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das ist der Tag des Herrn!
Ich bin allein auf weiter Flur;
Noch eine Morgenglocke nur,
Nun Stille nah und fern.

Anbetend knie ich hier.
O süßes Graun, geheimes Wehn,
Als knieten viele ungesehn
Und beteten mit mir.

Der Himmel nah und fern
Er ist so [klar]1 und feierlich,
So ganz, als wollt er öffnen sich.
Das ist der Tag des Herrn!


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE

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1 Mendelssohn: "still" (in some printings)

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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) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , "A shepherd's Sunday song", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , "Shepherd's Sunday Song", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chant dominical du berger", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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