Translation © by Sharon Krebs

Gleichwie auf dunklem Grunde
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ITA
Gleichwie auf dunklem Grunde
Der Friedensbogen blüht,
So durch die böse Stunde
Versöhnend geht das Lied.

W. Fortner sets lines 2-4

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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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Meditazione 2 dalla "Vita di poeta"", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Maxim", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Linda Godry

Text added to the website: 2008-06-04 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:43
Line count: 4
Word count: 16

Maxim
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Just as upon a dark background
The rainbow of peace blooms,
Thus through an evil hour
A song passes with reconciliation.

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2011 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.
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Text added to the website: 2011-05-19 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:23
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Word count: 21