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Maya Danser (Maya's Dance) (1979)

Maya Danser (Maya's Dance)

Se, Maya star så ene skønt hun har en mand.
Er, da en blomst alene I sin blomsterstand?
Hun finder ingen glæde under hjertets skat.
Hør evigheden summer om os denne nat!
Sorgen, sorgen gæster alle.
Ingen kan gå fri.
I flæng slår sorgen os ned.
Se Maya danser for sin søn!
Sorg er jo alle stjerner som vi aldrig når.
Ingen kan tage lykken den du kun kan få.
Døden star kold iskold bagved alting kendt.
Hvem ved hvad himmeldybet til dit liv har sendt?

Maya Dances

See, Maya stands alone, although she has a husband.
Yet is a flower alone when standing among flowers?
No pleasure can she find beneath the treasure of the heart.
Listen, eternity murmurs around us on this night!
Sorrow, sorrow visits all.
No one can escape.
All in a row we are struck down by sorrow.
See Maya dancing for her son!
Sorrow is all the stars we never reach.
No one can take the happiness only you can have.
Death stands stark and ice-cold behind everything familiar. Who knows what the depths of heaven have sent to your life?

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Composer

Per Nørgård is a Danish composer.


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