The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
WARNING! This website contains both public-domain AND copyright-protected material.
It is illegal to copy and distribute material marked copyright without permission.

Weil jetzo alles stille ist

Language: German

[Weil]1 jetzo alles stille ist
und alle Menschen schlafen,
mein' Seel' das ew'ge Licht begrüsst,
ruht wie ein Schiff in Hafen.

Der falsche Fleiß, die Eitelkeit, 
was keinen mag erlaben,
darin der Tag das Herz zerstreut,
liegt alles tief begraben.

Ein andrer König [wunderreich]2
mit königlichen Sinnen,
zieht herrlich ein im stillen Reich,
besteigt die ew'gen Zinnen.



Translation(s): ITA ENG

View original text (without footnotes)
1 Pfitzner: "Weit"
2 Wolf, Pfitzner: "wundergleich"


Submitted by Virginia Knight

Authorship

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):
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Saluto notturno", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Accord", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Notes about what "text verified" means can be found here.

Gentle Reminder
This is a personal project that I began in 1995. I receive no salary for my full-time work on it, and aside from ad revenue and copyright fees, the Archive is supported financially by fewer than 0.02% of our visitors. So if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust
I also have a wishlist at Amazon.ca.

Search sheetmusicplus.com for Art song , Lieder, chansons, or works for solo voice

Browse imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for art songs or choral works