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Feiger Gedanken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Feiger Gedanken
bängliches Schwanken,
weibisches Zagen,
ängstliches Klagen
wendet kein Elend,
macht dich nicht frei.

Allen Gewalten
zum Trutz sich erhalten,
nimmer sich beugen,
kräftig sich zeigen,
rufet die Arme
der Götter herbei!


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE ITA

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Cowardly thoughts, timid shaking", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "No misery", copyright © 1990, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Résolution", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Da tenere a mente", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

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Da tenere a mente

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

Pensieri vili,
esitare ansioso,
timidezze di donna,
angosciosi lamenti
non allontanano i guai,
né ti rendono libero.

La resistenza
a ogni forza contraria;
Senza piegarsi
mostrandosi forti,
evoca il soccorso
della Divinità.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2011 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 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Beherzigung" DUT ENG ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Johannes Brahms, Paul Geilsdorf, Cor de Groot, Otto Klemperer, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Bernard Reichel, Ernest Vietor, Hermann Hans Wetzler, Hugo Wolf, Alexander Zemlinsky. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2011-03-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:16

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