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Language: German (Deutsch) after the Russian (Русский)

Beim Scheiden im Garten wir saßen noch lange,
Beredt war die Zunge und feucht war die Wange,
Es bebten und flüsterten ringsum die Bäume,
Und wir träumten mit ihnen selige Träume.

So lieblich umstrahlte des Mondlichts Gefunkel
Dein bleiches Gesicht und Dein lockiges Dunkel,
In jener Minute der Lieb' und des Scheidens
Erlebten wir viel wie des Glücks so des Leidens.

Confirmed with Russiche Dichter, Deutsch von Friedrich Bodenstedt, III, Michaïl Lermontoff, Kolzoff und Andere, Vierter Band, Berlin: Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. v. Decker), 1866, page 166.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


Based on
  • a text in Russian (Русский) by Nikolai Porfiryevich Grekov (1810 - 1866), no title, written 1852, first published 1856
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Pyotr Petrovich Bulakhov, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein. Go to the text.

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

  • by Julius Weiss (1814 - 1898), "Scheiden", op. 100 (Sechs Gesänge für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 2, published 1885 [voice and piano], Berlin, Weiss [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Last modified: 2014-06-22 21:42:41

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