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Die frühe Stunde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Silbern überflogen
Ruhet das Feld und schweigt,
Ein Jäger hebt seinen Bogen,
Der Wald rauscht und eine Lerche steigt.

Der Wald rauscht und eine zweite
Steigt auf und fällt.
Ein Jäger hebt seine Beute
Und der Tag tritt in die Welt.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 57.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The early hour", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "L'heure matutinale", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-05-15.
Last modified: 2018-08-25 16:47:34
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