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Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle
Durch seliges Sommerland,
Fest liegen [unsere]1 Hände
Wie in einander gebannt.

Die große Sommersonne
Hat [unsere]2 Herzen erhellt,
Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle
Bis an das Ende der Welt.

Und bleicht deine sinkende Stirne, 
Und läßt meine Seele ihr Haus,
Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle
Auch in das Jenseits hinaus.

Wem solch ein Sommer beschieden,
[Der lacht der flüchtigen Zeit]3
Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle
Durch alle Ewigkeit.4

Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Paul Remer, Johanniskind. Sommerlieder, Berlin, 1899, page 24.

1 Strauss, Thuille, Weigl: "uns're"
2 Strauss, Thuille: "uns're"
3 Thuille: "Der lächelt der glücklichen Zeit"
4 Strauss continues:

Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle 
Durch seliges Sommerland.
Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle 
Bis ans Ende der Welt.
Wir schreiten in goldener Fülle 
Durch alle Ewigkeit.

Submitted by Lawrence Snyder and Rudi Spring


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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Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Lawrence Snyder) (Rebecca Plack) , no title, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Dans l'abondance dorée", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-10-07 18:08:12
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Dans l'abondance dorée

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

Nous marchons dans l'abondance dorée
À travers le pays béni estival,
Nos mains se tiennent fermement
Comme liées l'une à l'autre.

Le grand soleil d'été
A illuminé nos cœurs.
Nous marchons dans l'abondance dorée
Jusqu'à la fin du monde.

Et si ton front en s'abaissant pâlit
Et si mon âme quitte sa demeure,
Nous marcherons dans l'abondance dorée
Aussi bien dans l'au delà.

Celui à qui est accordé un tel été
Rit du temps qui fuit.
Nous marchons dans l'abondance dorée
À travers l'éternité.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Paul Remer (1867 - 1943), "In goldener Fülle" ENG ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Leo Ornstein, Alfred Schattmann, Richard Georg Strauss, Ludwig Wilhelm Andreas Maria Thuille, Karl Weigl. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2012-06-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:57
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Word count: 84