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Language: German (Deutsch)

Viele Fäden gleiten
Zwischen mir und dir,
Luftig-feine Saiten,
Drauf die Wünsche schreiten
Zwischen mir und dir.

Und aus Hin und Wider,
Wie die Fäden ziehn,
Web' ich meiner Lieder
[Seidenes]1 Gefieder
In das Dämmer hin.

Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG

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Confirmed with Paul Wertheimer, Neue Gedichte, München und Leipzig: bei Georg Müller, 1904, page 26

1 Wolff: "seiden zart"

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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 [singable] (John Bernhoff) , title 1: "Strands"
  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , title 1: "Threads", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Threads", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-07-16.
Last modified: 2017-05-02 03:29:28
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