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Wie ist doch die Erde so schön, so...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie ist doch die Erde so schön, so schön!
Das wissen die Vögelein;
Sie heben ihr leicht Gefieder,
Und singen so fröhliche Lieder
In den blauen Himmel hinein.

Wie ist doch die Erde so schön, so schön!
Das wissen die Flüss' und [die]1 Seen;
Sie malen im klaren Spiegel
Die Gärten und Städt' und Hügel,
Und die Wolken, die drüber gehn!

Und Sänger und Maler [wissen's]2,
Und es wissen's viel andere Leut'!
Und [wer es]3 nicht malt, der singt es,
Und wer's nicht singt, dem klingt es
[In dem Herzen]4 vor lauter Freud'!


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG ENG FRE

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1 omitted by Blech, Brahms, Reger
2 Blech, Brahms, Reger: "wissen es"
3 Blech, Brahms, Reger: "wer's"
4 Blech, Brahms: "Im Herzen"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Joeché!", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Leonard J[ordan] Lehrman) , title 1: "How beautiful the earth is!", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Addie Funk) , title 1: "How lovely the earth"
  • ENG English [singable] (C. Hugo Laubach)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ô gué !", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Joeché!

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

Wat is er de aarde toch mooi, toch mooi!
Dat weten de vogels wel;
Zij schudden hun lichte veren
En zingen en kwinkeleren
Naar de blauwe hemel, zo hel1.
 
Wat is er de aarde toch mooi, toch mooi!
Dat weten [de stroom en het meer]2;
Zij schild’ren in klare spiegels
De tuinen, de stad, de heuvels,
En de wolken, die reizen zeer!
 
En zangers en schilders weten het,
En ook weet het wel alle jeugd3!
En wie ’t niet schildert, die zingt het,
En wie ’t niet zingt, hem klinkt het
In ‘t hart, ja, van pure vreugd!


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1 Bij Brahms in de herhaling: naar de hemel zo hel.
2 Bij Brahms: ook stroom en meer
3 Eigenlijk: veel andere lui

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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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Robert Reinick (1805 - 1852), "Juchhe!", appears in Lieder, in Frühling und Liebe, first published 1844 ENG ENG ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Leo Blech, Johannes Brahms, Johann Diebold, Felix Draeseke, Alfred Dregert, G. Falcke, Hans Harthan, Wilhelm Hill, Ferdinand von Hiller, Ludwig Hoffmann, Camillo Horn, Wilhelm Kienzl, Arno Kleffel, Luise Adolpha Le Beau, August Lucae, Heinrich August Marschner, Arnold Mendelssohn, Hermann Müller, Karl Guido Nakonz, Friedrich August Naubert, Ludwig Ottmann, Carl Theodor Emanuel, Freiherr von Perfall, Robert Radecke, Max Reger, Karl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, Alfred Richter, Eduard Gustav Sabbath, Carl Julius Schmidt, Richard Schmidt, August Schulz, Volkmar Schurig, Ferdinand Sieber, Philipp Spitta, Richard Sternfeld, Reinhold Stöckhardt, Ernst von Stockhausen, P. H. Thielen, J. H. W. Werner, C. Th. Wirz. Go to the text.

 

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