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Language: German (Deutsch)

Kniend im Staube lieg ich vor dir, 
Du bist mein Glaube und mein Brevier. 
Du bist mein Lieben, du bist mein Hort, 
Mein Hoffen drüben. Mein Himmel dort. 

Bist meine Wahrheit und bist mein Traum. 
Bist die Erkenntnis in Zeit und Raum. 
Du bist das Gute, das Ding an sich. 
Du bist die Schönheit. Ich liebe dich.

Translation(s): FRE

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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 d'amour", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-06-03.
Last modified: 2016-10-28 16:17:58
Line count: 8
Word count: 57

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Chant d'amour

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

À genoux dans la poussière, je suis devant toi,
Tu es ma foi et mon bréviaire.
Tu es mon amour, tu es mon trésor;
Mon espoir de l'autre côté. Mon ciel là-bas.

Tu es ma vérité et tu es mon rêve.
Tu es la connaissance dans le temps et l'espace.
Tu es la bonté, l'être lui-même.
Tu es la beauté. Je t'aime.

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Text added to the website: 2011-06-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:24
Line count: 8
Word count: 62