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Ertöne Leyer Zur Festesfeyer! Apollo steig hernieder, Begeistre unsre Lieder! Lange lebe unser Vater Franz! Lange währe seiner Tage Chor! Und im ewig schönen Flor Blühe seines Lebens Kranz. Wonnelachend umschwebe die Freude Seines grünenden Glückes Lauf. Immer getrennt vom trauernden Leide, Nehm' ihn Elysiums Schatten auf. Endlos wieder töne, holde Leyer, Bringt des Jahres Raum die Zeit zurück, Sanft und schön an dieser Festesfeyer Ewig währe Vater Franzens Glück!
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Confirmed with Schubert's autograph (clean copy), Vienna City Library, call number MH 53.
The manuscript has the title "Terzetto" and the concluding comment "Auf die Nahmensfeyer meines Vaters!!!"
- by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Terzetto", written 1813 [author's text checked 2 times 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 Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Zur Namenfeier meines Vaters", D 80 (1813), published 1892 [ vocal trio for 2 tenors, bass, and guitar ] [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op het naamfeest van mijn vader", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "Cantata for my father's name day", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Pour la fête du père", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Research team for this text: Auditorium du Louvre , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 16
Word count: 70
Ring out, lyre, For this festive event! Apollo, come down and Inspire our songs. Long live our father Franz! Long may his chorus of days continue! And in eternal beautiful flowering May his life's wreath blossom! Laughing with happiness may joy surround His ever greener course of fate. For ever separated from sad pain, Take him up to Elysium's shades. Ring out again endlessly, lovely lyre, Bring this time of year round again Gently and beautifully to this festive event. May father Franz's happiness continue for ever!
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2016 by Malcolm Wren, (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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Terzetto", written 1813
This text was added to the website: 2016-09-11
Line count: 16
Word count: 87