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Auf blauer Fluth

Language: German (Deutsch)

Purpurner Himmel, goldige Gluth,
Säuselnder Lenzhauch, tiefblaue Fluth!
Waldige Höhen, blumiger Strand,
Goldübergossen Wellen und Land!

Schaukelnder Nachen segelgeschwellt,
Jugend und Schönheit, lieblich gesellt,
Fröhlich gesungen aus voller Brust:
Reines Entzücken! Himmlische Lust!

Endlos der Hoffnung rosiger Glanz!
[obviously a line left out here!]
Heimliche Zwiesprach leuchtend im Blick
Seliges Träumen, jauchzendes Glück!

Mond kommt gezogen in silberner Pracht,
Nachtigalllieder, sternige Nacht!
O gings durchs Leben immer so fort,
Wellengetragen zum Sternenport!


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Franz Wilhelm Abt (1819 - 1885), "Auf blauer Fluth", op. 457 (Zehn leichte zweistimmige Lieder (auch im Chor zu singen) mit Begleitung des Pianoforte) no. 10, published 1874 [vocal duet (or 2-part chorus) with piano], Offenbach, André [
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Text added to the website: 2013-05-10.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:39
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