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Am Ufer

Language: German

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.



Translation(s): FRE ENG ITA CAT

Submitted by Jeroen Scholten

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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):
    * FRE French (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Sur le rivage", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Joel Ayau) , title 1: "On the shore", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Sulla spiaggia", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * CAT Catalan (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Al ribatge", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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