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Guten Abend, gut' Nacht, Von Englein bewacht. Die zeigen im Traum Dir Christkindleins Baum [Droben im Paradies Schlaf nun selig uns süß]1.
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1 Brahms, Ives: "Schlaf nun selig und süß, / Schau im Traum's Paradies"
- by Georg Scherer (1824 - 1909), written 1849 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Wiegenlied", op. 49 (Fünf Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte) no. 4 (1868), published 1868, first performed 1869 [voice and piano], Berlin, Simrock
- by Charles Edward Ives (1874 - 1954), "Wiegenlied", 1900?
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Goedenavond, goedenacht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Good evening, good night", copyright ©
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Bonsoir, bonne nuit", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Buonasera, buonanotte", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- POR Portuguese (Português) (Axel Bergstedt) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (unknown or anonymous translator) , "Buenas tardes, buenas noches", written 2009
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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-21
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Goedenavond, goedenacht, Hier staan eng'len op wacht. Zij vullen je droom Met een kerstkindjesboom. Slaap nu heerlijk en reis Door je droomparadijs.
- Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2012 by Lau Kanen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.
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This text was added to the website: 2012-03-24
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