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An ein Veilchen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Birg, o Veilchen, in deinem blauen Kelche,
Birg die Tränen der Wehmut, bis mein Liebchen
Diese Quelle besucht! Entpflückt sie lächelnd
Dich dem Rasen, die Brust mit dir zu schmücken.
O dann schmiege dich ihr ans Herz, und sag ihr,
Daß die Tropfen in deinem blauen Kelche
Aus der Seele des treu'sten Jünglings flossen,
Der sein Leben verweinet, und den Tod wünscht.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Based on

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

  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "An ein Veilchen", op. 49 (Fünf Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte) no. 2 (1868), published 1868, first performed 1871 [voice and piano], Berlin, Simrock [
     text verified 1 time
    ]
  • by Johann Xaver Sterkel (1750 - 1817), "An ein Veilchen", op. 40 (Sechs Lieder mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte von Hölty) no. 5 [voice and piano], Augsburg, Gombart, No. 290 [
     text not verified 
    ]

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "To a violet", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Aan een viooltje", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:58
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Word count: 62

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Aan een viooltje

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Berg, viooltje, diep in je blauwe kelkje,
Berg de tranen der weemoed, tot mijn liefje
Deze bron eens bezoekt! En plukt zij dan1 lachend
Uit het gras jou, om zich met jou te sieren,
O, dan vlij zacht je aan haar hart, en zeg haar,
Dat de druppels, daar in jouw blauwe kelkje,
Uit de ziel van de trouwste jongen vloeiden,
Die niet ophoudt te huilen en zich dood wenst.


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1 Zij dan: bij Brahms te zingen op een kwartnoot en een achtste.

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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2014 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2014-04-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:32
Line count: 8
Word count: 70