Wenn mein Herz beginnt zu klingen
Und den Tönen löst die Schwingen,
Schweben vor mir her und wieder
Bleiche Wonnen, unvergessen
Und die Schatten von Zypressen -
Dunkel klingen meine Lieder!
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):
, title 1: "My songs", copyright ©
, title 1: "I miei canti", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Mes chants", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Mijn liederen
", copyright © 2015, (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.
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