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Das Glockenspiel (Vorspiel)

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das Glockenspiel der Fantasie
Hat Zauber, hat die Harmonie.
Es singt der Seele ihr Geleit
Umschmeichelnd von Unsterblichkeit.
Indes verstand die rohe Welt
In schwerem Lauf der Schläge fällt.
Sie band den Menschen an das Gold
Und spricht nur von Vergänglichkeit.
Das Glockenspiel der Fantasie
Hat Zauber, hat die Harmonie
Es singt der Seele ihr Geleit
Umschmeichelnd von Unsterblichkeit.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by John H. Campbell and W. Kommer


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):

  • ENG English (John H. Campbell) (W. Kommer) , title 1: "The chimes", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2016-10-27 17:28:48

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