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Nature morte (1999)


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Ende der Handschrift, 11 späte Gedichte von Heiner Müller


Nature morte

der mond war noch nicht aufgegangen
drei sollten ihn nicht mehr sehn
als ihre leiber in den ästen schwangen
stand er über den bergen schön

Nature Morte

The moon had not yet risen
Three would not see it again
When their bodies dangled from the branches
It shone brightly over the mountains
Translation © Richard Stokes, author of The Book of Lieder (Faber, 2005)

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Composer

Wolfgang Rihm is a German composer. Rihm is musical director of the Institute of New Music and Media at the University of Music Karlsruhe and has been composer in residence at the Lucerne Festival and the Salzburg Festival.


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