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Alle Winde schlafen

Language: German

Alle Winde schlafen
auf dem Spiegel der Flut;
kühle Schatten des Abends
decken die Müden zu.

Luna hängt sich Schleier
über ihr Gesicht,
schwebt in dämmernden Träumen
über die Wasser hin.

Alles, alles stille
auf dem weiten Meer!
Nur mein Herz will nimmer
mit zu Ruhe gehn.

In der Liebe Fluten
treibt es her und hin,
wo die Stürme nicht ruhen
bis der Nachen sinkt.



Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE DUT
J. Eschmann sets stanzas 1-3

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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):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The sea", copyright ©
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La mer", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Les mers", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De zeeën", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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