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Der Tanz auf der Wolke

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Chinese (中文)

Als ich zu meiner Jadeflöte sang,
War es dem Menschen wie ei dunkles Haus.
Sie höhnten furchtsam meine Lieder Haus.
Da hob die Flöte ich zu den Unsterblichen.
Die Götter tanzten hell auf sanft erglühter Wolke.
Die Menschen, die die Tänzer sahen, wichen Beglückt.
Und Jubel wuchs wie Sterngesträuch im Volke,
Als ich zu meiner Jadeflöte sang.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


Based on

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 German (Deutsch), a translation by Hans Bethge (1876 - 1946) , title 1: "Der Tanz der Götter", copyright © CZE FRE by Lise Maria Mayer, Anatol Provaznik.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Hans Heilmann (1859 - 1930) , title unknown FRE by Adolf Schreiber.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Stuart Merrill (1863 - 1915) , title unknown GER FRE by Margaret Ruthven Lang.

Text added to the website: 2007-08-17.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:26
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Word count: 57

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