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Pfingsten

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Ernsten]1 Tones laden Glocken
Zum Gebet ins Marmorhaus,
Doch die dumpfen Klänge locken
Mich in Wald und Feld hinaus.

In den Wipfeln rauscht und singt es
Urgewaltge Melodei,
Und aus jeder Blume klingt es,
Daß es heute Pfingsten sei.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Strauss: "Frohen"; other changes may exist not noted.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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

  • by Richard Georg Strauss (1864 - 1949), "Pfingsten", WoO. 67 (Sieben vierstimmige Lieder für Gesangsquartett oder gemischten Chor a cappella) no. 3, published 1880. [vocal quartet or mixed chorus a cappella] [
     text not verified 
    ]

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Whitsun", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Pentecôte", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-04-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:12
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