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High o'er the hill the moon barque...

Language: English after the Chinese (中文)

High o'er the hill the moon barque steers.
   The lantern lights depart.
Dead springs are stirring in my heart;
      And there are tears. . . .
But that which makes my grief more deep
Is that you know not when I weep.

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), adapted by Hans Bethge (1876 - 1946) , "Die Einsame", appears in Die chinesische Flöte, copyright © by CZE ENG ENG FRE by Rudolf Amereder, Walter Braunfels, Gottfried von Einem, Clemens Erwein Heinrich Karl Bonaventura Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein, Max Kuhn, Léonard Pieter Joseph Michielsen, Anatol Provaznik, Karl Rankl, Julius Röntgen, Dirk Schäfer, Anton von Webern.

Text added to the website: 2008-10-15.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:57
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