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Wir sind durch Not und Freude

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wir sind durch Not und Freude
Gegangen Hand in Hand,
Vom Wandern ruhen wir [beide]1
Nun überm stillen Land.

Rings sich die Täler neigen,
Es dunkelt schon die Luft,
Zwei Lerchen nur noch steigen
Nachträumend in den Duft.

Tritt her, und laß sie schwirren
Bald ist es [Schlafenszeit]2,
Daß wir uns nicht verirren
In dieser Einsamkeit.

O weiter, stiller Friede!
So tief im Abendrot,
Wie sind wir wandermüde -- 
Ist [das]3 etwa der Tod? --


Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT DUT ENG ENG ENG FRE FRI ITA NOR POL SPA

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1 omitted by Strauss
2 in another version of Eichendorff's: "Ruhenszeit"
3 Pepping, Strauss: "dies"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Lena Platt) (Daniel Platt) , title 1: "In Twilight", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Coucher de soleil", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Abel Alamillo Fernández) , title 1: "En el crepúsculo", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Francesco Campanella) , title 1: "Al tramonto", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Beatrijs De Vos) , title 1: "In 't avondrood", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "A l'hora baixa", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "At sunset", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title 1: "I aftenrøden", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polszczyzna) (Alicja Istigniejew) , title 1: "O zmierzchu", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRI Frisian [singable] (Geart van der Meer) , title 1: "Yn 't juntydsrea", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Geart van der Meer) , title 1: "In 't avondrood", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "In the twilight", copyright © 2013
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "In 't avondrood", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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I aftenrøden

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål) after the German (Deutsch)

Gjennom nød og glede
har vi vandret hånd i hånd,
nå hviler vi oss etter vandringen
over det stille land.

Rundt oss skråner dalene,
luften formørkes,
kun to lerker stiger ennå
ettertenksomt i tåkedisen.

Kom hit, og la dem svirre,
snart er det sovetid,
slik at vi ikke går oss vill
i denne ensomhet.

Å, vide, stille fred!
Så dypt i aftenrøden,
Hvor trette vi er av å gå --
Kan dette muligens være døden? --


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Norwegian (Bokmål) copyright © 2011 by Marianne Beate Kielland, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2011-12-06.
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