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Když se večer stmívá, dříve než jdu spát, Na lávce sedávám vedle našich vrat. Hledím po nebíčku, Hledám svou hvězdičku, kde jsi hvězdo ma?
- by Bedřich Peska (1820 - 1904) [author's text not yet checked 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 Bedřich Smetana (1824 - 1884), "Má hvězda" [three-part chorus for female voices] [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Linda Godry) , "My star", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , "Mein Stern", 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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In the early dark, before I went to sleep, I sat on the bench beside our gateway. I looked up to the night sky, I saw all the stars twinkle, which one might be mine?
- Translation from Czech (Čeština) to English copyright © 2008 by Linda Godry, (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: 2008-04-01
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