Sweet as the tender fragrance that survives,
When martyred flowers breathe out their little lives,
Sweet as a song that once consoled our pain,
But never will be sung to us again,
Is thy remembrance. Now the hour of rest
Hath come to thee. Sleep, darling; it is best.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text),
listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
by John W. Bischoff (1850 - 1909)
, "Sweet remembrance", published 1890.
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
by Carl Reinhold Busch (1862 - 1943)
, "Remembrance", published 1900. [voice and piano]
by Kenneth Christie
, "Delia", published 1950. [medium voice and piano]
by Louis Adolphe Coerne (1870 - 1922)
, "Delia", op. 28 (Ten Songs) no. 1, published 1894. [voice and piano]
by Frederic Hymen Cowen, Sir (1852 - 1935)
, "The remembrance", published >>1879 [voice and piano], from Album of Twelve Songs
by W. K. Hamilton
, "Delia" [voice and piano], from Three Songs
by Jacob Heymann
, "Delia", published 1932 [medium voice and piano], from Three Songs
by Arthur Ives
, "Delia", published 1910. [voice and piano]
by Uda Waldrop
, "Thy remembrance" [voice and piano]
, "Dolce come l'aroma tenero che rimane", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2008-06-10.
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