Music Alone Shall Live
DESCRIPTION: German: "Himmel und Erde mussen verghen, Aber die musici (x3) Bleiben bestehn." English: "All things shall perish from under the sky, Music alone shall live (x3), Never to die."
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
KEYWORDS: nonballad music
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Silber-FSWB, p. 412, "Music Alone Shall Live" (1 text)
NOTES: The English translation given here, be it noted, is not really equivalent to the German, which might better be rendered along the lines of "Heaven and earth must pass away, But music (x3) still shall remain." - RBW
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