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Wir sassen am Wasser in Thränen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Wir sassen am Wasser in Thränen
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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:

  • Also set in English, original text by George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788 - 1824) , title 1: "By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept", from Hebrew Melodies, no. 14, published 1815 GER FRE GER by Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Isaac Nathan, Alexander Lee, B. L. Moseley, Bryceson Treharne.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Franz Theremin (1780 - 1846) , title 1: "An den Wassern zu Babel", from Hebräische Gesänge, published 1820 FRE by Johann Karl Gottfried Loewe, M. Henle.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown FRE by Ferruccio Busoni.

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