Ruhetal, Op. 59, No. 5 (Felix Mendelssohn)

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Title: Ruhethal (Op. 59, No. 5)
Work: Sechs Lieder, Op. 59
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Lyricist: Johann Ludwig Uhland

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1874-1877 in Mendelssohn’s Werke.

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Ruhethal
Wenn im letzten Abendstrahl gold'ne Wolkenberge steigen,
gold'ne Wolkenberge steigen und wie Alpen sich erzeigen,
frag ich oft mit Thränen:
liegt wohl zwischen jenen
mein ersehntes Ruhethal?
Liegt wohl dort mein ersehntes Ruhethal?

English.png English text

Valley of Rest
When in the final rays of evening
golden mountain clouds rise
like Alpen peaks on high,
I often ask sorrowfully:
Is my own final resting-place
among them?