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Alles still in süßer Ruh

Language: German (Deutsch)

Alles still in süßer Ruh,
Drum mein Kind, so schlaf auch du.
Draußen säuselt nur der Wind,
Su, su, su, schlaf ein mein Kind!

[Schließ du]1 deine Äugelein,
Laß sie wie zwei Knospen sein.
Morgen wenn die Sonn' erglüht,
Sind sie wie die Blum' erblüht.

Und die Blümlein schau ich an,
Und die Äuglein küß ich dann,
Und der Mutter Herz vergißt,
Daß es draußen Frühling ist.

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA POR

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1 Kücken: "Schließe"

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Cançó de bressol", copyright © 2013, (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 (Ruth Rainero) , "All is still in sweet repose", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Berceuse", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Ninnananna", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Canção de ninar", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2017-10-11 12:39:24

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

Tout est calme, dans un doux repos,
Donc, mon enfant, tu dois dormir aussi.
Dehors seul le vent murmure,
Chut, chut, chut, endors-toi mon enfant !

Ferme tes petits yeux,
Qu'ils deviennent comme deux boutons.
Demain, quand le soleil brillera,
Ils auront fleuri comme des fleurs.

Et je verrai ces petites fleurs,
Et j'embrasserai tes petits yeux alors,
Et le cœur de la mère oublie
Que c'est le printemps dehors.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2014 by Guy Laffaille, (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 August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798 - 1874), no title, appears in Kinderlieder, in Wiegenlieder I, no. 1 CAT DUT ENG ITA POR
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Sophie Bohrer, Julius Hagemann, F. Hengesbach, Henning Karl Adam von Koss, Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken, Salvatore Marchesi, Michael Ostrzyga, Robert Pflughaupt, Fürchtegott Ernst August Riedel, Louis Victor Franz Saar, Gustav Schmidt, Franz Schmidts, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2014-02-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:29

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Word count: 70