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Ἄστερες μὲν ἀμφὶ κάλαν σελάνναν

Language: Aeolic Greek

Ἄστερες μὲν ἀμφὶ κάλαν σελάνναν
ἂψ ἀπυκρύπτοισι φάεννον εἶδος,
ὄπποτα πλήθοισα μάλιστα λάμπῃ
γᾶν [ἐπὶ πᾶσαν] ... 
  ἀργυρία ...


Translation(s): ENG FRE GER

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Transliteration of incipit used in Killmayer's setting: "Asteres men amfi kalan selannan"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

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Text added to the website: 2012-02-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:52
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Word count: 19

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Les étoiles cachent leurs feux brillants

Language: French (Fran├žais) after the Aeolic Greek

Les étoiles cachent leurs feux brillants 
dans le voisinage de la lune,
surtout lorsque parfaitement arrondi, 
ce bel astre éclaire la terre...


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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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Based on
  • a text in Aeolic Greek by Sappho (fl. c610-c580 BCE) ENG GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Wilhelm Killmayer. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2012-02-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:47
Line count: 4
Word count: 22