Schweigend sinkt die Nacht (Fanny Hensel)

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  • (Posted 2009-09-03)  CPDL #20090:         
Editor: Juliane Claudi (submitted 2009-09-03).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 40 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Schweigend sinkt die Nacht
Composer: Fanny Hensel
Lyricist: Wilhelm Hensel (1794-1861)

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1988
Description: composed 1846

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Schweigend sinkt die Nacht hernieder,
still verglimmt des Abends Pracht,
leis‘ verklingen unsre Lieder,
leiser klingt die Welle wieder,
unsre Fahrt, sie ist vollbracht,
gute Nacht, gute Nacht.