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Alles kündet dich an!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Alles kündet dich an!
Erscheinet die herrliche Sonne,
Folgst du, so hoff ich es, bald.

Trittst du im Garten hervor,
So bist du die Rose der Rosen,
Lilie der Lilien zugleich.

Wenn du zum Tanze dich regst,
So regen sich alle Gestirne
Mit dir und um dich umher.

Nacht! und so wär es denn Nacht!
Nun [überscheinst]1 du des Mondes
lieblichen, ladenden Glanz.

Ladend und lieblich bist Du,
Und Blumen, Mond und Gestirne 
huldigen, Sonne, nur Dir.

Sonne! so sei du auch mir
Die Schöpferin herrlicher Tage;
Leben und Ewigkeit ist's.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Mendelssohn: "überstrahlst".

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Presence", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Présence", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30
Line count: 18
Word count: 91

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Présence

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

Tout annonce ta présence !
Le magnifique soleil apparaît,
Bientôt, je l'espère, tu le suivras.

Quand tu entreras dans le jardin,
Tu seras la rose des roses,
Comme le lis des lis.

Quand tu te mettras à danser,
Alors entreront en scène tous les astres
Avec toi et autour de toi.

Nuit ! ainsi que la nuit soit donc !
Maintenant tu éclipses de la lune
Le suave et attirant éclat.

Tu es suave et attirant,
Et les fleurs, la lune et les astres
Te rendent hommage, à toi, soleil.

Soleil ! sois aussi pour moi
Le créateur de jours magnifiques ;
C'est la vie et l'éternité.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2009 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Gegenwart", written 1813 DUT ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Michael Brough, Robert Franz, Michael Gees, Conrad Gompertz, Paul Hermann Franz Graener, Johanna Kinkel, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Anton Urspruch, Anton von Webern, Wendelin Weißheimer, August Heinrich von Weyrauch, Winfried Zillig. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2009-01-17.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:04
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Word count: 107