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Morgenlied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Steht auf, ihr lieben Kinderlein,
Der Morgenstern mit hellem Schein
Läßt [sich sehn]1 frei gleich wie ein Held
Und leuchtet in die ganze Welt.

[Sei willkommen]2, du lieber Tag,
Vor dir die Nacht nicht bleiben mag,
Leucht uns in unsre Herzen fein
Mit deinem himmelischen Schein.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Note: first stanza also used by Alberus in Steht auf, ihr lieben Kinderlein, set by Reger as "Morgengesang".
1 Weismann: "sehn sicht"; Elling: "sich sehen
2 Elling: "Willkommen sei"

Submitted by Jeroen Scholten

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chant du matin", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "Song of morning", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2017-10-11 12:39:24

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Chant du matin

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

Levez-vous, chers petits enfants,
L'étoile du matin avec sa clarté éclatante
Se montre libre comme un héros
Et éclaire le monde entier.

Sois le bienvenu, cher jour,
Devant toi la nuit ne peut pas rester,
Éclaire-nous bien dans nos cœurs
Avec ta clarté céleste.


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Text added to the website: 2009-09-24 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:22

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