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Lieder und Gesänge für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte. II. Reihe, Heft I

Word count: 235

by Louis Samson

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1. Der Fichtenbaum [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE ITA NOR NOR RUS RUS RUS UKR

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "A spruce-tree stands alone", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , "A fir-tree standing lonesome", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Edgar Alfred Bowring) , appears in The Poems of Heine Complete, first published 1861
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , "Song", appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • ENG English [singable] (Arthur Westbrook) , "In northern land a pine-tree"
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 33, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sta un abete solitario", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Ein [Fichtenbaum]1 steht einsam
Im Norden auf kahler Höh';
Ihn schläfert; mit weißer Decke
Umhüllen ihn Eis und Schnee.

Er träumt von einer Palme,
Die fern im Morgenland,
Einsam und [schweigend]2 trauert
Auf brennender Felsenwand.


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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 137.

1 Biegeleben: "Tannenbaum"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 Marx: "schweigsam"

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2. 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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3. Sie liebten sich beide, doch keiner [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE FRE GRE ITA JPN RUS

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Verliefd waren beiden", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David Kenneth Smith) , "They once loved each other", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Ils s'aimaient tous les deux", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Tous deux s'aimaient, pourtant aucun", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Si amavano entrambi", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Sie liebten sich beide, doch keiner
wollt' es dem andern gestehn; 
sie sahen sich an so feindlich,
und wollten vor Liebe vergehn.

Sie trennten sich endlich und [sah'n]1 sich
nur noch zuweilen im Traum;
sie waren längst gestorben
und wußten es selber kaum.


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1 White: "sahen"

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4. Im Walde [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch)

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

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "In het woud", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "In the woods", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "En forêt", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "ביער", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Nel bosco", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "I skogen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Na floresta", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , "Na floresta", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "En el bosque", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Es zog eine Hochzeit den Berg entlang,
Ich hörte die Vögel schlagen,
Da blitzten viel Reiter, das Waldhorn klang,
Das war ein lustiges Jagen!1

Und eh' ich's gedacht, war alles verhallt,
Die Nacht bedecket die Runde,
Nur von den Bergen [rauschet]2 der Wald
Und mich [schauert]3 im Herzensgrunde.


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1 Schumann adds an additional stanza here (op.75):
Der Bräutigem küsste die blasse Braut,
die Mutter sprach leis', "Nicht klagen!"
Fort schmettert das Horn durch die Schluchten laut,
Es war ein lustiges Jagen!
2 Schumann: "noch rauschet"
3 Schumann: "schauert's"

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4. Märzveilchen [ sung text not verified ]

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Danish (Dansk)

Translation(s): DUT ENG

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Maartse viooltjes", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "March violets", copyright ©


Der Himmel wölbt sich [rein]1 und blau,
Der Reif stellt Blumen [aus]2 zur Schau.

Am Fenster [prangt ein flimmernder Flor]3.
Ein Jüngling [steht, ihn betrachtend, davor]4.

Und hinter den Blumen [blühet]5 noch gar
Ein blaues, ein lächelndes Augenpaar.

Märzveilchen, [wie jener noch keine gesehn!
Der Reif wird angehaucht zergehn]6.

Eisblumen fangen zu schmelzen an,
[Und]7 Gott sei gnädig dem jungen Mann!


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1 Gade: "so rein"
2 Gade: "von Eis"
3 Gade: "pranget der Winterflor"
4 Gade: "steht und sinnt davor"
5 Gade: "blüht"
6 Gade: "wie sie da blühend stehn,/ so hat man Veilchen noch nie gesehn."
7 omitted by Gade.

Submitted by Harry Joelson

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