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Vier Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte

Word count: 173

Song Cycle by Harriet Priscilla Sawyer

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. In meiner Brust da sitzt ein Weh [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE ITA POL SPA SWE

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Arme Peter II -- Hier in mijn borst, daar zit een pijn", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Within my heart there lies an ache", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "En mon cœur, il y a un mal", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Maurice Dufresne)
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Nel mio petto c'è una pena", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


"In meiner Brust, da sitzt ein Weh,
Das will die Brust zersprengen;
Und wo ich steh' und wo ich geh',
Will's mich von hinnen drängen.

"Es treibt mich nach der Liebsten Näh',
Als könnt die Grete heilen;
Doch wenn ich der ins Auge seh',
Muß ich von hinnen eilen.

"Ich steig' hinauf des Berges Höh',
Dort ist man doch alleine;
Und wenn ich still dort oben steh',
Dann steh' ich still und weine."


Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von Heinrich Heine, zweiundfünfzigste Auflage (52nd edition), Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe, 1882, pages 52-53.


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1. Ich will meine Seele tauchen [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG FIN FRE FRE GRE HEB ITA SLN SPA SWE

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Vull endinsar la meva ànima", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Ik dompel dit liefdesliedje", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "In de kelk van de lelie wil 'k baden", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "I want to delve my soul", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (John Todhunter) , appears in Heine's Book of Songs, first published 1907
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 7, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Θέλω να βουτήξω την ψυχή μου", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Voglio tuffare la mia anima", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Quiero zambullir mi alma", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Ich will meine Seele tauchen
In den Kelch der Lilie hinein;
Die Lilie soll klingend hauchen
Ein Lied von der Liebsten mein.

Das Lied soll schauern und beben
Wie der Kuß von ihrem Mund,
Den sie mir einst gegeben
In wunderbar süßer Stund'.


Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 115.


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2. Die ersten Tropfen fallen

Language: German (Deutsch)

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Die ersten Tropfen fallen aus trübem Morgenrot
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4. Barcarole [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Barcarole", copyright © 2015
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Barcarolle", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Treibe, treibe, Schifflein schnelle
Durch die leicht bewegte Fluth;
Wiege, wiege, süße Welle,
In der Sterne goldner Gluth;
Töne, Liedlein, durch die Nacht,
Wo die Liebe harrt und wacht.
 
Liebe, Liebe steht am Strande,
Neckend eilte sie voraus,
Breitet sehnsuchtsvoll vom Lande
Ihre treuen Arme aus.
Töne, Liedlein, durch die Nacht,
Wo die Liebe harrt und wacht.


Confirmed with Grossmutter nahm: ein Liederbuch für altmodische Leute, zweite, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, edited by Gustav Wustmann, Leipzig, Verlag von Fr. Wilh. Grunow, 1887, pages 482-483.


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