Die Welt verstummt, dein Blut erklingt;
in seinen hellen Abgrund sinkt
der ferne Tag,
er schaudert nicht; die Glut umschlingt
das höchste Land, im Meere ringt
die ferne Nacht,
sie zaudert nicht; der Flut entspringt
ein Sternchen, deine Seele trinkt
das ewige Licht.
Submitted by Jeroen Scholten
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text),
listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
by Conrad Ramrath (1880 - 1972)
, "Am Ufer", op. 10 (Vier Lieder) no. 1, published 1910.
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
by Richard Georg Strauss (1864 - 1949)
, "Am Ufer", op. 41 (Fünf Lieder) no. 3 (1899), published 1899 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Leuckart
by Anton von Webern (1883 - 1945)
, "Am Ufer", 1908, from Fünf Lieder, no. 2.
, "Sur le rivage", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, "On the shore", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, "Sulla spiaggia", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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