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Scheiden

Language: German (Deutsch)

Warum muss, ach, das Scheiden sein,
Das Scheiden?
Darum man muss so bittre Pein
Erleiden?
Kein bösres Wort in aller Welt!
Tod spricht es!
Und wem es recht auf's Herze fällt[,]
Dem bricht es.

Halt was du liebst, fest an der Brust!
O scheue dich!
Zusammen trägt sich Leid und Lust
So freudig!
Warum muss, ach, das Scheiden sein!
Tod spricht es!
Und wem es recht auf's Herze fällt[,]
Dem bricht es.


Translation(s): DUT ENG

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Submitted by 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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) (Harald Krebs) , title 1: "Parting", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Scheiden", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2006-12-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20
Line count: 16
Word count: 72

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Scheiden

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

Waarom moet er toch scheiden zijn,
Ja scheiden?
Waardoor men ook zo’n bitt’re pijn
Moet lijden?
Geen erger woord op heel de aard’!
De1 dood spreekt het!
En wie dat woord niet blijft bespaard,
Hem breekt het.
 
Waarvan je houdt,  klem ‘t aan je hart
Heel krachtig!
Tezamen dragen lust en smart
Is prachtig!
Waarom moet er toch scheiden zijn!
De dood spreekt het!
En wie daarvoor niet blijft bewaard,
Hem breekt het.


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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: 2014-04-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:32
Line count: 16
Word count: 73