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O von Gesicht zu Gesicht

Language: German (Deutsch)

O von Gesicht zu Gesicht
welche Erhebung.
Aus den Schuldigen bricht
Verzicht und Vergebung.

Wehen die Nächte nicht kühl,
herrlich entfernte,
die durch Jahrtausende gehn.
Hebe das Feld von Gefühl.
Plötzlich sehn Engel die Ernte.

Translation(s): 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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , title 1: "De visage à visage", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-03-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
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Word count: 35

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De visage à visage

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

De visage à visage,
ô quelle sublimation.
Il émane des pécheurs
renoncement et abandon.

Elles ne soufflent pas le froid,
ces nuits splendidement lointaines
qui traversent les siècles.
Elève le domaine de tes sensations.
Soudain les anges
contemplent la moisson.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2013 by Stéphane Goldet and Pierre de Rosamel, (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: 2013-04-30.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:11
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Word count: 40