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Klage

Language: German (Deutsch)

Feins Liebchen, trau du nicht,
Daß er dein Herz nicht bricht!
Schön Worte will er geben,
Es kostet dein jung Leben,
Glaubs sicherlich, glaubs sicherlich!

Ich werde nimmer froh,
Denn mir ging es also:
Die Blätter vom Baum gefallen
Mit den schönen Worten allen,
Ist Winterzeit, ist Winterzeit!

Es ist jetzt Winterzeit,
Die Vögelein sind weit,
Die mir im [Lenz]1 gesungen,
Mein Herz ist mir [gesprungen]2
Vor Liebesleid, vor Liebesleid.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 original text: "Lenze"
2 original text: "zersprungen"

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Lament", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Plainte", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Klaagzang", 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 10:01:53

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Klaagzang

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

Lief meisje, denk maar niet,
Dat hij jouw hart ontziet!
Mooie praatjes zal hij geven,
Het kost je jonge leven,
Vergeet dat niet, vergeet dat niet!
 
Nee, nooit meer word ik blij,
Want zo verging het mij:
De bomen verloren blaadjes
Met al die mooie praatjes,
’t Is wintertijd, ’t is wintertijd!
 
Het is nu wintertijd,
De vogels zijn we kwijt,
Die in de lente zongen.
Mijn hart is stukgesprongen,
O lief, ik lijd! O lief, ik lijd!


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