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Aus den Himmelsaugen droben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Aus den Himmelsaugen droben
Fallen zitternd goldne Funken
Durch die Nacht, und meine Seele
Dehnt sich liebeweit und weiter.

O ihr Himmelsaugen droben!
Weint euch aus in meine Seele,
Daß von lichten Sternentränen
Überfließet meine Seele.


Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:32
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From heaven's eyes above

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 From heaven's eyes above
 fall trembling sparks of light
 through the night, and my soul
 stretches itself loving-far and further.
 
 O you heavenly eyes above!
 Cry yourselves out into my soul,
 This weeping star-light
 overflows my soul.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Die Nordsee, in Erster Zyklus, in 7. Nachts in der Kajüte, no. 3 FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): John Clement Adams, Edward Agate, Hermann Behn, Adolf Busch, Elmer Diktonius, Carl Heinrich Döring, Robert Franz, Paul Geisler, Richard Gress, Ludwig Hartmann, Robert Huch, Anna von Kühlmann-Redwitz, Samuel de Lange, Louis Lavater, Albert Levinsohn, Friedrich August Naubert, Max Reger, Otto Siegl, Nikolay F. Solovyov, Friedrich Robert Volkmann, Maude Valérie White. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:32
Line count: 8
Word count: 38