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Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned

Language: Danish (Dansk)

Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned,
Sol går ned bag Heden,
Dyr går hjem fra Dagens Bed,
Storken står i Reden.
Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned.

Tavshed over Hedesti
og langs Veje krumme;
en forsinket Humlebi
ene høres brumme.
Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned.

Viben slår et enligt Slag
over Mosedammen,
før den under Frytlens Tag
folder Vingen sammen.
Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned.

Fjerne Ruder østerpå
blusser op i Gløden,
Hededamme bittesmå
spejler Aftenrøden.
Stille, Hjærte, Sol går ned.

Translation(s): FRE GER

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Confirmed with Jeppe Aakjær, Samlede Værker - Andet Bind - Digte 1908-1918, Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag, Kjøbenhavn og Kristiania, 1918.

Submitted by Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]


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):

  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Soir", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:00:29
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Word count: 79

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Language: French (Français) after the Danish (Dansk)

Silence, mon cœur, le soleil se couche,
le soleil se couche derrière la lande,
les bêtes rentrent de leurs pâturages,
la cigogne est au nid.
Silence, mon cœur, le soleil se couche.

Silence sur les sentiers de la lande
et au long des chemins sinueux ;
seul un bourdon attardé
fait entendre son bourdonnement.
Silence, mon cœur, le soleil se couche.

Sur le marais le vanneau
donne un coup d'aile
avant de replier ses ailes
sous l'abri des joncs.
Silence, mon cœur, le soleil se couche.

Au loin vers l'est des vitres
jettent des flammes incandescentes,
les étangs de la  lande reflètent
faiblement les rouges du soir.
Silence, mon cœur, le soleil se couche.

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Based on
  • a text in Danish (Dansk) by Jeppe Aakjær (1866 - 1930), "Aften", first published 1912 GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Thomas Linneman Laub. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2013-10-09 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:21
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Word count: 114