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Kornblumen flecht' ich dir zum Kranz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Kornblumen flecht' ich dir zum Kranz
Ins blonde Lockenhaar.
Wie leuchtet doch der blaue Glanz
Auf goldnem Grund so klar!

Der blaue Kranz ist meine Lust;
Er sagt mir stets auf's neu,
Wohl keine sei in tiefster Brust
Wie du, mein Kind, so treu.

Auch mahnt sein Himmelblau zugleich
Mich heimlich süßer Art,
Daß mir ein ganzes Himmelreich
In deiner Liebe ward.

Translation(s): FRE

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-09-30.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:28
Line count: 12
Word count: 62

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Je tresse une couronne de bleuets

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Je tresse une couronne de bleuets
Dans tes cheveux aux boucles blondes.
Comme cette couleur bleue brille
Sur un fond d'or si clair !

Cette couronne bleue est ma joie
Elle me rappelle toujours
Que personne au plus profond de mon cœur
N'est aussi fidèle que toi mon enfant.

En même temps ce bleu ciel me rappelle
De douce et secrète manière
Que dans ton amour
J'ai trouvé tout un paradis.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2013 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Emanuel von Geibel (1815 - 1884), no title, appears in Jugendgedichte, in 1. Erstes Buch, in Lieder als Intermezzo, no. 11
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gustav Erlanger, Ernest Fritsch, Ferdinand Gumbert, Édouard de Hartog, Ferdinand von Hiller, Adolf Jensen, Wilhelm Kienzl, Friedrich [Fritz] Kirchner, Franz Paul Lachner, Eduard Lassen, Gustav Lazarus, Franz Mayerhoff, Carl Pohlig, Theodor Twietmeyer, Max von Weinzierl. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2013-12-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:26
Line count: 12
Word count: 71