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Schmerzen

Language: German

Sonne, weinest jeden Abend
Dir die schönen Augen rot,
Wenn im Meeresspiegel badend
Dich erreicht der frühe Tod;

Doch erstehst in alter Pracht,
Glorie der düstren Welt,
Du am Morgen neu erwacht,
Wie ein stolzer Siegesheld!

Ach, wie sollte ich da klagen,
Wie, mein Herz, so schwer dich sehn,
Muß die Sonne selbst verzagen,
Muß die Sonne untergehn?

Und gebieret Tod nur Leben,
Geben Schmerzen Wonne nur:
O wie dank ich, daß gegeben
Solche Schmerzen mir Natur!



Translation(s): ENG ITA FRE FRE CAT RUS NYN NOR ITA

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in French, a translation by Victor Wilder (1835 - 1892) , title unknown CAT NOR RUS NYN ENG ITA [text unavailable]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Anguish", copyright ©
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Dolori", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Douleurs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * CAT Catalan (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Dolors", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * RUS Russian (Elena Danilova) , title 1: "Муки", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * NYN Norwegian (Nynorsk) (Are Frode Søholt) , title 1: "Sorg", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title 1: "Smerter", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Arrigo Enrico Boïto) , title 1: "Dolori"

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