Und wenn es einst dunkelt
Language: German (Deutsch)
Und wenn es einst dunkelt,
Der Erd bin ich satt,
Durchs Abendrot funkelt
Eine prächt'ge Stadt:
Von den goldenen Türmen
Singet der Chor,
Wir aber stürmen
Das himmlische Tor.
Translation(s): FRE FRE
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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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- Also set in French (Français), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown by Philippe Hersant.
Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le vieux soldat", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2004-04-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:04
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Word count: 29
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Le vieux soldat
Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)
Et une fois qu'il fera sombre,
Que je serai rassasié de la terre,
Dans le couchant resplendira
Une ville splendide :
Des tours dorées
Chantera le chœur,
Mais nous attaquerons
La porte céleste.
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Note: the text is by an inmate of the prison of Clairvaux, identified only by a first name
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Guy Laffaille, (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: 2012-10-26.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:05
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