13. June 2016 · Comments Off on Monday Morning Music · Categories: ACappellaAnyday™, Listen

Composer: Antoni Schonken: Negester en Stedelig
Poet: D.J. Opperman

Performed by Stellenbosch University Chamber Choir under the leadership of Martin Berger.

I found a translation … I hope it’s close to correct!

By which map or star
can I point you safely through the wasteland?

Remember always
Your deeds touch eternity;
Bestow meaning on those who have gone before,
Know that you are a lone fighter again, from the beginning;
And may the Southern Cross and Nine Stars forever outshine
The city lights in your soul.