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Let Beauty awake

Language: English

Let Beauty awake in the morn from beautiful dreams,
Beauty awake from rest!
Let Beauty awake
For Beauty's sake
In the hour when the birds awake in the brake
And the stars are bright in the west!

Let Beauty awake in the eve from the slumber of day,
Awake in the crimson eve!
In the day's dusk end
When the shades ascend,
Let her wake to the kiss of a tender friend,
To render again and receive!



Translation(s): GER ITA ITA

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (David Paley) , title 1: "Die Schönheit erwacht!", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Che si desti Bellezza", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amici Musica di Padova) , title 1: "Che la bellezza si desti", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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