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Waldmädchen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Bin ein Feuer hell, das lodert
Von dem grünen Felsenkranz,
Seewind ist mein Buhl' und fordert
Mich zum lust'gen Wirbeltanz,
Kommt und wechselt unbeständig,
Steigend wild, 
Neigend mild,
Meine schlanken Lohen wend' ich:
Komm nicht nah' mir, ich verbrenn' dich!

Wo die wilden Bäche rauschen 
Und die hohen Palmen stehn,
Wenn die Jäger heimlich lauschen,
Viele Rehe einsam gehn.
Bin ein Reh, flieg' durch die Trümmer,
Über die Höh',
Wo im Schnee
Still die letzten Gipfel schimmern,
Folg' mir nicht, erjagst mich nimmer!

Bin ein Vöglein in den Lüften,
Schwing' mich übers blaue Meer,
Durch die Wolken von den Klüften
Fliegt kein Pfeil mehr bis hieher.
Und die Au'n, die Felsenbogen,
Waldeseinsamkeit 
Weit, wie weit, 
Sind versunken in die Wogen --
Ach, ich habe mich verflogen!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Forest girl", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "La fille de la forêt", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "La fanciulla del bosco", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Woudmeisje", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "La noia del bosc", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
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La noia del bosc

Language: Catalan (Català) after the German (Deutsch)

Sóc un foc viu que flameja
des de la verda corona de roques,
el vent del mar és el meu amant i em convida
a un alegre ball de giravolts,
arriba i canvia inconstant,
pujant fortament,
davallant suaument,
jo faig girar les meves esveltes flames:
no se m'acostis, et cremaré!

On mormolen els rierols feréstecs
i on es troben les altes palmeres,
quan els caçadors sotgen d'amagat,
passen molts capirols solitaris.
Jo sóc un capirol, volo per les runes,
damunt les altures
allà on, coberts de neu,
immòbils, els darrers cims resplendeixen,
no em segueixis, mai em capturaràs!

Sóc un ocell en els aires,
em balandrejo damunt el mar blau,
des dels congostos, travessant els núvols,
cap fletxa pot arribar fins aquí.
I les prades, els arcs rocallosos,
la solitud del bosc,
lluny, ben lluny,
s'han esfondrat en les ones --
Ai! He perdut el rumb!


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Text added to the website: 2014-02-13.
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