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Lied für ein dunkles Mädchen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Tief im Süden Dixies
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Confirmed with Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, herausgegeben und übertragen von Eva Hesse und Paridam von dem Knesebeck, München: Nymphenburger Verlag, 1953, page 39.


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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, original text by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) , title 1: "Song for a Dark Girl", from Fine Clothes to the Jew, published 1927, copyright © GER SPA by Hermann Reutter, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Silvestre Revueltas, Ricky Ian Gordon.
  • Also set in Spanish (Español), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown, copyright © GER by Silvestre Revueltas.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Josef Luitpold Stern (1886 - 1966) , title unknown, copyright © SPA by Alexander Zemlinsky.

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