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Die helle Sonne leuchtet

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Die helle Sonne leuchtet
Auf's weite Meer hernieder,
Und alle Wellen zittern
Von ihrem Glanze wieder.

Du spiegelst dich, wie die Sonne,
Im Meere meiner Lieder!
Sie alle glühn und zittern
Von deinem Glanze wieder!

Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE RUS

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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)

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Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) (William Stigand, né Stigant) , "The golden sun it shineth"
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-20T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:00
Line count: 8
Word count: 35

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The golden sun it shineth

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The golden sun it shineth,
Upon the sea down streaming,
And all the waves they tremble,
Beneath its light's clear beaming.

Thou like a sun, too, art glowing,
My spirit is an ocean,
Each wave for thee is yearning,
And glows in wild emotion.

Note: from a Rubinstein score. It is unclear which of the two translators listed on the front page wrote this particular translation.
Submitted by Harry Joelson


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Friedrich Martin von Bodenstedt (1819 - 1892), appears in Die Lieder des Mirza-Schaffy, in Zuléikha, no. 12 FRE GER RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Albert Felix, Graf Amadei, Gustav Brah-Müller, Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf, Emil Christiani, Anton Deprosse, Carl Heinrich Döring, Anton Eberhardt, Ferdinand Oskar Eichberg, Ernst Frank, Robert Franz, Wilhelm Gericke, Friedrich Gernsheim, Julius Hey, Hans Huber, Friedrich Gustav Jansen, Robert Kahn, Eduard Lassen, Hermann Marschall, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Emanuel Moór, Friedrich August Naubert, Roger Quilter, Guido Raab von Rabenau, Louis Rée, Julius Röntgen, Jakob Rosenhain, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Anton Rückauf, Conrad Wothe, Franz Wüllner. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2011-06-23T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:04:26
Line count: 8
Word count: 44