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In goldnen Frühlingssonnenstunden Lag ich gebunden An dies Gesicht. In holder Dunkelheit der Sinnen Konnt' ich wohl diesen Traum beginnen, Vollenden nicht.
- by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) [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 Andrew Ager (b. 1962), "In goldnen Frühlingssonnenstunden", op. 59 no. 1 (2012) [voice and piano], from Goethe Songs, no. 1. [text not verified]
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- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "In golden hours of spring sunshine", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2013-04-17
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In golden hours of spring sunshine I lay enthralled By this face. In the lovely darkness of the senses I could well begin this dream, But not complete it.
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2014 by Sharon Krebs, (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.
This text was added to the website: 2014-12-10
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