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Der Einleitung schildert die dicken...

Language: German (Deutsch)

 Nun senket sich das blasse Jahr,
 und fallen Dünste kalt herab.
 Die Berg' umhüllt ein grauer Dampf,
 der endlich auch die Flächen drückt,
 und am Mittage selbst der Sonne
 matten Strahl verschlingt.

 Aus Lapplands Höhlen schreitet her
 der stürmischdüst're Winter jetzt.
 Vor seinem Tritt' erstarrt 
 in banger Stille die Natur.

Cavatina - Hanne
 Licht und Leben sind geschwächet;
 Wärm' und Freude sind verschwunden.
 Unmutsvollen Tagen folget
 schwarzer Nächte lange Dauer.

Translation(s): FRE ITA

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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "La introduzione descrive le dense nebbie che danno inizio all'inverno. - Recitativo", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2012-01-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:44
Line count: 17
Word count: 72

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Maintenant l'année blême se termine

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

 Maintenant l'année blême se termine,
 et des brumes froides tombent.
 La montagne est enveloppée par une vapeur grise
 qui finalement recouvre les champs,
 Et même à midi dévore le rayon
 faible du soleil.

 Des grottes de Laponie avance maintenant
 le sombre et tempétueux hiver.
 Devant ses pas la nature
 se fige dans un silence inquiet.

Cavatine : Anne
 La lumière et la vie sont affaiblies ;
 la chaleur et la joie disparaissent.
 Des jours plein de mauvaise humeur
 suivent des nuits noires qui durent longtemps.

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Text added to the website: 2012-02-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:45
Line count: 17
Word count: 87