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Friedlicher Abend senkt sich aufs...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Friedlicher Abend senkt sich aufs Gefilde;
Sanft entschlummert Natur, um ihre Züge
Schwebt der Dämmerung zarte Verhüllung, und sie
  Lächelt die Holde;

Lächelt, ein schlummernd Kind in Vaters Armen,
Der voll Liebe zu ihr sich neigt, sein göttlich
Auge weilt auf ihr, und es weht sein Odem 
  Über ihr Antlitz.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA RUS

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Jules Ruelle (d. 1892) DUT ENG ITA RUS by Nikolay Aleksandrovich Sokolov.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist DUT ENG FRE ITA FRE by Nikolay Aleksandrovich Sokolov.

Other 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) , no title, copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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Quieta, sui campi, la sera discende

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)

Quieta, sui campi, la sera discende;
Scivola dolce nel sonno la Natura, mentre intorno
aleggia il delicato velo del crepuscolo, e lei
leggiadra sorride;
 
Sorride, come un bimbo assopito nelle braccia del padre,
che, colmo d'amore, su di lui si china, incantato
il suo sguardo posando su di lui, e alitandogli il respiro
sul volto.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2009 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 1. Erstes Buch, in Oden, in Abendbilder, no. 1 DUT ENG FRE RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Carl Banck, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Michael Brough, Gerrit Jan van Eijken, Robert Kahn, Franz Paul Lachner, Eusebius Mandyczewski, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Theodor Podbertsky, Max Reger, Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg, Heinrich Triest, Paul Umlauft, Hugo Wolf. Go to the text.

 

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