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Vier Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte

Word count: 222

Song Cycle by Josef Reiter (1862 - 1939)

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1. Lehn deine Wang' an meine Wang' [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE ITA ITA RUS SWE SWE

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Posa la teva galta en la meva", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Leg nu je wang", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Lay your cheek against my cheek", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Charles Godfrey Leland) , appears in The works of Heinrich Heine, first published 1900
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 6, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Poggia la tua guancia alla mia guancia", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Lehn deine Wang' an meine Wang',
Dann fliessen die Tränen zusammen;
Und an mein Herz drück fest dein Herz,
Dann schlagen zusammen die Flammen!

Und wenn in die große Flamme fliesst
Der Strom von unsern Tränen,
Und wenn [dich mein Arm]1 gewaltig umschließt -
Sterb' ich vor Liebessehnen!


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

1 Jensen: "mein Arm dich"

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2. Dein Bildniss wunderselig [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE HEB ICE IRI ITA NOR POR SPA

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Intermezzo (Jouw beelt'nis)", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Intermezzo", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "אינטרמצו", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ICE Icelandic (Íslenska) (Stefán Sigurjónsson) , copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Intermezzo", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Intermezzo", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Intermezzo", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "Intermedio", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Dein Bildnis wunderselig
Hab ich im Herzensgrund,
Das sieht so frisch und fröhlich
Mich an zu jeder Stund'.

Mein Herz still in sich singet
Ein altes schönes Lied,
Das in die Luft sich schwinget
Und zu dir eilig zieht.


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3. Wenn still mit seinen letzten Flammen [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): FRE

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Wenn still [mit]1 seinen letzten Flammen
Der Abend in das Meer versank,
Dann wandeln traulich wir zusammen
Am Waldgestad im Buchengang.

Wir sehn den Mond durch Wolken steigen,
Wir hören fern die Nachtigall,
Wir atmen Düfte, doch wir schweigen -
Was soll der Worte leerer Schall?

Das höchste Glück hat keine Lieder,
Der Liebe Lust ist still und mild;
Ein Kuß, ein Blicken hin und wieder,
Und alle Sehnsucht ist gestillt.


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4. Der Himmel hat eine Thräne geweint [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE HUN ITA

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De hemel had eens een traantje geschreid", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le ciel a versé une larme", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Il cielo ha versato una lacrima", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Der Himmel hat eine Thräne geweint,
Die hat sich in's Meer zu verlieren gemeint.
Die Muschel kam und schloß sie ein:
Du sollst nun meine Perle sein.
Du sollst nicht vor den Wogen zagen,
Ich will hindurch dich ruhig tragen.
O du mein Schmerz, du meine Lust,
Du Himmelsträn' in meiner Brust!
Gieb, Himmel, daß ich in reinem Gemüthe
Den reinsten deiner Tropfen hüte.


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