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Der Tod ist groß

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Tod ist groß. 
Wir sind die Seinen
lachenden Munds. 
Wenn wir uns mitten im Leben meinen,
wagt er zu weinen
mitten in uns.


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE RUS

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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)

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Conclusió", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Salvador Pila) , "Conclusion", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Finale", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:47

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Zaklyuchenie

Language: Russian (Русский) after the German (Deutsch)

Vsevlastna smert`.
Ona na strazhe
i v schast`ya chas.
V mig vy'sshej zhizni ona v nas strazhdet,
zhdet nas i zhazhdet --
i plachet v nas.


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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926), "Schlußstück", appears in Das Buch der Bilder, first published 1920 CAT ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Henk Badings, Robert Fürstenthal, Helmut Paulsen, Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, Joep Willem Frederik Straesser, Ernest Vietor, Rolf Wallin, Winfried Zillig. 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)


Text added to the website: 2007-12-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:31

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Word count: 25