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Der Tanz der Unsterblichen

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

Zu meiner Flöte von Jade
Hab' ich ein Lied gesungen den Menschen.
Aber die Menschen haben mich nicht verstanden!
Da hab' ich meine Flöte zum Himmel erhoben
Und habe mein Lied den Unsterblichen gesungen.
Die Unsterblichen hat es erfreut,
Sie haben zu tanzen begonnen
Auf den erglühenden Wolken,
Und nun versteh'n mich auch die Menschen,
Wenn ich singe zu meiner Flöte von Jade.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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 Alfred Henschke (1890 - 1928) , title unknown FRE by Kurt Brüggemann, Volkmar Andreae.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Stuart Merrill (1863 - 1915) , title unknown GER FRE by Margaret Ruthven Lang.

Text added to the website: 2008-01-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35
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