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Langs waar komt het lustbegin?

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the English

Langs waar komt het lustbegin
van de heilge zoete min,
's menschen leven kittlend in
langs de ziel of langs den zin?
Straalt het uit een vonklend oog
in een ander stralend oog ?
Sterft in 't oog het minbetoog,
waar het eens zoo warm uit vloog? --
Dat de doodenklok dan bromm'...
Ik begin al: bam, bim, bom!

 Bam, bim, bom!

Gij, niet door den schijn misleid,
tracht naar geene nieuwigheid,
neem de zoete aanminnigheid,
die u niets dan vreugd bereidt.
Is uw hartewensch voldaan,
waarom blijft ge koeltjes staan?
Zoekt ge lust op uwe baan,
spreek uw lief dan kussend aan.
Dat de levensklokke bromm'...
Ik begin al: bam , bim, bom !

 Bam, bim, bom!

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on
  • a text in English by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), no title, appears in The Merchant of Venice, Act III, Scene 2 FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Joseph W. Baber, Homer Newton Bartlett, Benjamin Britten, Mary Grant Carmichael, Benjamin Carr, Elliott Cook Carter, Jr., Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Barney Childs, John H. Corina, Louis Crerar, William Faulkes, Richard J. Felciano, Hans Gál, John Linton Gardner, Steven R. Gerber, Juliana Hall, Sven Eric Emanuel Johanson, Zoltán Kodály, Robert Matthew-Walker, Francis Poulenc, Humphrey Procter-Gregg, Roger Quilter, Virgil Garnett Thomson. Go to the text.

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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  • Also set in English, original text by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) , no title, from The Merchant of Venice, Act III, Scene 2 DUT ITA FRE by Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc, Virgil Garnett Thomson, Robert Matthew-Walker, Zoltán Kodály, John Linton Gardner, Steven R. Gerber, Joseph W. Baber, Joseph W. Baber, Mary Grant Carmichael, Benjamin Carr, Barney Childs, John H. Corina, Louis Crerar, Richard J. Felciano, William Faulkes, Homer Newton Bartlett, Roger Quilter, Sven Eric Emanuel Johanson, Juliana Hall, Humphrey Procter-Gregg.

Text added to the website: 2011-06-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:26
Line count: 24
Word count: 119

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