Dolce far niente

by Jean Sibelius

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Dolce far niente
Swedish source: Karl August Tavaststjerna

Jag lefver min dag i drömmar,
en fest är mitt hvardagslag;
af drömmarnas strömmar jag sömmar
och väfver åt lifvet behag.

Jag älskar på nytt, och jag hoppas,
jag minns, och jag njuter och minns
att dessa minuter knoppas
hvad härligt och skönt det finns.


Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is best known for his set of seven symphonies, but he also composed over a hundred songs for voice and piano, and various pieces inspired by nature…


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