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Zwei Lieder

Word count: 160

Song Cycle by Charlotte von Bülow (1817 - 1908)

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1. Röslein im Winter [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

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Die Blumen vergehen, der Sommer ist hin,
Die Blätter verwehen. Das trübt mir den Sinn.
Ein Röslein, das bracht' ich im Sommer ins Haus,
Es hält ihn, so dacht' ich, den Winter wohl aus.
Die Vögelein sangen, es lauschte der Hain,
Die Rehlein, sie sprangen im Mondenschein,
Der Blümlein so viel hier erblühten im Tal,
Von allen gefiel mir das Röslein zumal.

Der Herbst ist gekommen, der Sturm braust heran,
Die Luft ist verglommen, der Winter begann.
Gern wollt' ich nicht klagen um Stürme und Schnee,
Könnt's Röslein ertragen das eisige Weh!
O schon' mir die Zarte, das liebliche Kind,
Die Eiche, die harte, umbrause du, Wind!
Blüh', Röslein, ohn' Bangen, von Liebe bewacht,
Bis Winter vergangen und Mai wieder lacht!


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2. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

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

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En un lluminós matí d'estiu", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Een zwoelige zomermorgen", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op 'n stralende zomermorgen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "On a shining summer morning", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (John Todhunter) , "Poetical idea", 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. 45, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Ένα ηλιόλουστο καλοκαιριάτ_", 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
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Una luminosa mattina d'estate", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "En una luminosa mañana de verano", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
Geh' ich im Garten herum.
Es flüstern und sprechen die Blumen,
[Ich aber, ich wandle stumm.]1

Es flüstern und sprechen die Blumen,
Und [schaun]2 mitleidig mich an:
Sei [unserer]3 Schwester nicht böse,
Du trauriger blasser Mann.


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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 150.

1 R. Schumann follows Heine's original version: "Ich aber wandle stumm".
2 Franz: "schauen"
3 Franz, R. Schumann: "unsrer"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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