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In Lebensfluthen, im Thatensturm

Language: German (Deutsch)

Geist
 In Lebensfluthen, im Thatensturm
 Wall' ich auf und ab,
 Webe hin und her!
 Geburt und Grab,
 Ein [ewiges]1 Meer,
 Ein wechselnd Weben,
 Ein glühend Leben,
 So schaff' ich am sausenden Webstuhl der Zeit,
 Und wirke der Gottheit lebendiges Kleid.

[Faust
 Der du die weite Welt unschweifst,
 Geschäftiger Geist, wie nah fühl' ich mich dir!]2

[Geist
 Du gleichst dem Geist, den du begreifst,
 Nicht mir!]3


Translation(s): ITA

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1 Radziwill: "ew'ges"
2 omitted by Radziwill, Röngtgen
3 omitted by Röntgen

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-03-01.
Last modified: 2017-05-13 13:39:11
Line count: 16
Word count: 65

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Della vita fra i flutti, fra tumulto di...

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

(Spirito)
 Della vita fra i flutti, fra tumulto di eventi
 Ondeggio su e giù
 qua e là mi agito!
 Nascita e tomba,
 onda eterna di mare,
 un vibrare mutevole,
 un vivere ardente,
 così, intento al sibilante arcolaio del tempo,
 intesso al divino una veste vivente.











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Note: this is a translation for Röntgen's setting.
Translation of title "Lied des Erdgeistes" = "Canto degli spiriti della terra"

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Text added to the website: 2011-03-06.
Last modified: 2014-12-17 14:28:38
Line count: 10
Word count: 45