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Sonnenuntergang

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schöner Sonnengott, du fliehest?
Zögre noch und bleibe hier,
Denn das Auge des Geliebten
Rufst du in die Seele mir!

Sonnengleich kam er gezogen,
Ach! wie hell ward mein Geschick!
Einen Himmel von Gedanken
Schloss mir auf sein Frühlingsblick.

Er ist weit, willst du auch scheiden?
Soll ich ganz umnachtet sein?
Weile, liebe Sonne, weile,
Bleib mit deinem goldnen Schein!


Translation(s): ENG RUS

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Note: Renate Hüsken speculates the author of this text, given as E.S. in the score, may be Elisabeth Schultz, i.e., Ella Adaïewsky, cf. Renate Hüsken, Ella Adaiewsky (1846-1926). Pianistin -- Komponistin -- Musikwissenschaftlerin. Köln-Rheinkassel, Dohr: 2005.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Sunset", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-08-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:31
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