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Sechs Lieder

Word count: 201

Song Cycle by Clara von Gossler (1827 - 1864)

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1. Ich schleich' umher [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I creep about", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Ich schleich umher, 
Betrübt und stumm,
Du fragst, o frage 
Mich nicht, warum?
Das Herz erschüttert
So manche Pein!
Und könnt' ich je
Zu düster sein?

Der Baum verdorrt,
Der Duft vergeht, 
Die Blätter liegen
So gelb im Beet,
Es stürmt ein Schauer
Mit Macht herein,
Und könnt ich je
Zu düster sein?


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2. Über Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

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3. Mit schwarzen Segeln [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE ITA ITA ROM

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "With black sails my ship plows", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Con nere vele veleggia la mia nave", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Mit schwarzen Segeln segelt mein Schiff
wohl über das wilde Meer;
du weißt, wie sehr ich traurig bin,
und kränkst mich [noch]1 so schwer.

Dein Herz ist treulos wie der Wind
und flattert hin und her;
mit schwarzen Segeln segelt mein Schiff
wohl über das wilde Meer.


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1 Griffes: "doch"

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4. Fein's Rösslein, ich beschlage dich [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Lied van een smid", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Song of the blacksmith", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chanson du forgeron", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Canto di un maniscalco", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Fein Rößlein, ich 
Beschlage dich,
Sei frisch und fromm,
Und wieder komm!

Trag deinen Herrn
Stets treu dem Stern,
Der seiner Bahn
Hell glänzt voran.

Bergab, bergauf
Mach flinken Lauf,
Leicht wie die Luft
Durch Strom und Kluft!

Trag auf dem Ritt
Mit jedem Tritt
Den Reiter du
Dem Himmel zu!

Nun Rößlein, ich
Beschlage dich,
Sei frisch und fromm,
Und wieder komm!


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5. Es rinnen die Wasser [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Longing", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Désir", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht,
Deine Sehnsucht wacht.
Du gedenkest der vergangenen Zeit,
Die liegt so weit.
Du siehst hinaus in den Morgenschein
Und bist allein.
Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht,
Deine Sehnsucht wacht.


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6. Will dich ja lieben

Language: German (Deutsch)

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Will dich ja lieben
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