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Stille Liebe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Könnt' ich dich in Liedern preisen,
Säng' ich dir das längste Lied.
Ja, ich würd' in allen Weisen
Dich zu singen nimmer müd'!

Doch was immer mich betrübte,
Ist, daß ich nur immer stumm
Tragen kann dich, Herzgeliebte,
In des Busens Heiligtum.

Und daß du, was laut ich sage,
Oder preis' in Sangeslust,
Meinest, daß ich tiefer trage
Als dich, Herz, in warmer Brust.

Dieser Schmerz hat mich bezwungen,
Daß ich sang dies kleine Lied,
Doch von bitterm [Leid]1 durchdrungen,
Daß noch keins auf dich geriet.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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R. Schumann sets stanzas 1-2, 4
A. Mier sets stanzas 1-2, 4

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1 Mier: "Schmerz"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship

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) , "Amor silenciós", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Stille liefde", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Silent love", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Amour silencieux", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Amore silenzioso", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Amor silenciós

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

Si et pogués lloar en cançons,
et cantaria la cançó més llarga.
Sí, en tots els modes et cantaria
sense mai cansar-me!

Però el que sempre m’ha entristit
és que, tothora, només en silenci
et puc portar, estimada meva,
al santuari del meu cor.

I que tu, el que jo et dic en veu alta
o t’elogio en un cant joiós,
pensis que ho porto més profundament 
que tu, cor meu, al meu càlid pit.

Aquest sofriment m’ha obligat
a cantar aquesta petita cançó,
però estic envaït d’una amarga recança
que encara mai cap t’hagi arribat.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2014 by Salvador Pila, (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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Text added to the website: 2014-03-12.
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