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Tak jak ten měsíc (1876) Op. 31

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Evening Songs (Op. 31)

Tak jak ten měsíc

Tak jak ten měsíc v nebes báň,
tak láska v srdce vchází,
a tajný bol a tichý žal
se divně v písni sbratří.
Leč mnohá též se bouře zlá
v ubohém srdci shlukne,
a než ji v písni vysloví,
jak mnohé srdce pukne.

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Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer, one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition. He frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.

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