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Depuis que nul rayon de tes yeux...

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Depuis que nul rayon de tes yeux bien-aimés
N'arrive plus aux miens obstinément fermés,
Je suis enveloppé de ténèbres morales.
L'étoile de l'amour s'est éteinte pour moi
Plus de douce clarté, rien que l'ombre et l'effroi!
Un gouffre large ouvert me veut dans ses spirales
Nuit éternelle engloutis-moi!


Translation(s): ENG

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Authorship


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 63 CAT DUT ENG ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Alexander Albrecht, Gustav Brah-Müller, Felix Draeseke, J. Dürck, Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, Hans Fleischer, Adolph Martin Foerster, Don Forsythe, Hermann Genss, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Moritz Hauptmann, O. Heller, Rudolf Horwitz, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Paul Kuczynski, Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller, Ladislao de Makray, František Pivoda, Scott Root, Jakob Rosenhain, Apolinary Scheluta, Léandre Schlegel, Alexander Sebald, Richard Georg Strauss, Marcel Tyberg, Peter Visser, Hugo Wolf, Arthur Wulffius. Go to the text.

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist CAT DUT ENG FRE FRE FRE ITA ; composed by Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Ahmed E. Ismail) , copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-10 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59

Line count: 7
Word count: 48

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Since no ray from your beloved eyes

Language: English after the French (Français)

Since no ray from your beloved eyes
Will ever again arrive at mine, so obstinately closed,
I am enveloped in dark morals.
The stars of love are put out for me;
No more sweet light -- nothing but shadows and dread!
A large abyss wants me in its spirals.
Eternal night, devour me!


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Based on
Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 63 CAT DUT ENG ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Alexander Albrecht, Gustav Brah-Müller, Felix Draeseke, J. Dürck, Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, Hans Fleischer, Adolph Martin Foerster, Don Forsythe, Hermann Genss, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Moritz Hauptmann, O. Heller, Rudolf Horwitz, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Paul Kuczynski, Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller, Ladislao de Makray, František Pivoda, Scott Root, Jakob Rosenhain, Apolinary Scheluta, Léandre Schlegel, Alexander Sebald, Richard Georg Strauss, Marcel Tyberg, Peter Visser, Hugo Wolf, Arthur Wulffius. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2007-08-17 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:26

Line count: 7
Word count: 52