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Language: German (Deutsch)

Mit Regen und Sturmgebrause
Sei mir willkommen, Dezembermond,
Und führ mich den Weg zum traulichen Hause,
Wo meine geliebte Herrin wohnt.

Nie hab' ich die Blüte des Maien,
Den blauenden Himmel, den blitzenden Tau
So fröhlich gegrüßt wie heute dein Schneien,
Dein Nebelgebräu und Wolkengrau.

Denn durch das Flockengetriebe,
Schöner, als je der Lenz gelacht,
Leuchtet und blüht der Frühling der Liebe
Mir heimlich nun in der Winternacht.

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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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) , "Nit d’hivern", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Winternacht", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Winter's Night", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Nuit d'hiver", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Notte invernale", 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 10:01:48
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Nit d’hivern

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

Amb pluja i remor de tempesta
sigues benvinguda, lluna de desembre,
i porta’m pel camí vers l’entranyable casa
on viu la meva estimada mestressa.

El floriment de maig, el cel blau,
l’esclat de la rosada, mai els havia saludat
tan alegrament com avui les teves neus,
el potatge de la boira i la grisor dels núvols.

Car, a través del bellugueig dels flocs,
més bella que mai rigué la primavera,
llueix i floreix la primavera de l’amor
secretament per a mi, ara, en la nit d’hivern.

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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: 2014-06-09.
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