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Ätherische ferne Stimmen, Der Lerchen himmlische Grüße, Wie regt ihr mir so süße Die Brust, ihr lieblichen Stimmen! Ich schließe leis mein Auge, Da ziehn Erinnerungen In sanften Dämmerungen Durchweht vom Frühlingshauche.
- by Karl August Candidus (1817 - 1872), "Lerchengesang", appears in Vermischte Gedichte, first published 1869 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Lerchengesang", op. 70 (Vier Gesänge) no. 2 (1877), published 1877 [ voice and piano ], Berlin, Simrock [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Alexander Zemlinsky (1871 - 1942), "Lerchengesang", from Drei Lieder um 1890, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "El cant de l'alosa", copyright © 2022, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Leeuwerikenzang", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The larks' song", copyright ©
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le chant des alouettes", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Il canto delle allodole", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Word count: 32
Etherische, verre stemmen, Van leeuw’riken hemelse groeten, Wat wek j' ontroering, zoete, In 't hart, o lieflijke stemmen! Ik sluit nu zacht mijn ogen, Daar zie ‘k herinneringen In tere schemeringen, Door lentewind bevlogen.
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- a text in German (Deutsch) by Karl August Candidus (1817 - 1872), "Lerchengesang", appears in Vermischte Gedichte, first published 1869
This text was added to the website: 2014-07-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 34