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Es fiel ein Reif in der Frühlingsnacht

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

Es fiel ein Reif in der Frühlingsnacht,    
Es fiel auf die [zarten]1 Blaublümelein:
Sie sind verwelket, [verdorrt]2.

Ein Jüngling hatte ein Mädchen lieb;   
Sie flohen heimlich [von]3 Hause fort,
Es [wußt']4 weder Vater noch Mutter.

Sie sind gewandert hin und her,
Sie haben gehabt weder Glück noch Stern,
Sie sind [verdorben, gestorben]5.


Translation(s): CZE DUT DUT ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE IRI ITA ITA JPN RUS SWE

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Author's note: Dieses ist ein wirkliches Volkslied, welches ich am Rheine gehört --Heine (Translation: This is a real folksong that I heard on the Rhein)

1 Mendelssohn: "bunten"
2 Hermann, Mendelssohn, Rubinstein, Schumann: "verdorret"
3 Rubinstein: "vom"
4 Hermann: "wusst's"
5 Mendelssohn, C. Schumann: words reversed.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) from Volkslieder (Folksongs) , "Blaublümelein", collected by Arnim and Brentano SWE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Franz Magnus Böhme, Rubin Goldmark, Armin Knab, Robert Konta, Wilhelm Petersen, Joseph Rheinberger, Johan August Söderman. Go to the text.

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (August Matthijs)
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Er viel eens rijp in de lentenacht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David Kenneth Smith) , "There fell a frost on a night of Spring", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Discese la brina...", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Canzone popolare", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Bhí sioc a thit is an tEarrach ann

Language: Irish (Gaelic) after the German (Deutsch)

Bhí sioc a thit is an tEarrach ann
Do thit mo léir ar an mbláithín gorm:
Do chrom an bláithín, is dhreoigh.

Ógánach thit i ngrá le bé
Is chuaigh faoi rún i bhfad i gcéin,
I ngan fhios don athair is máthair.

Ar fán a chuadar thuaidh is theas
Ach ‘Mhuire is trua, bhí an mí-ádh leo
San úir atá siad, [táid] caillte.


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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Neue Gedichte, in Verschiedene, in Tragödie, no. 2 [an adaptation] DUT DUT ENG ENG FRE FRE GER GER ITA ITA CZE ENG JPN RUS SWE SWE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Agathe Ursula Backer-Grøndahl, Carl Banck, Heinrich Bellermann, Johann Hermann Berens, Heinrich Böie, Wilhelm Brauer, Reiner Bredemeyer, August Bungert, Ferruccio Busoni, G. A. Demidov, Felix Dreyschock, Gustav Eggers, Johann Wolfgang von Ehrenstein, Karl Heinrich Alfred Ehrlich, R. Fr. Engel, Gisbert Enzian, Richard Farber, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Gustav Flügel, Don Forsythe, Felix Gotthelf, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Albert Hartl, Hans Hermann, Julius Hey, Ferdinand von Hiller, Richard Hol, Otto R. Hübner, Ferdinand Hummel, Martin Jacobi, Peter Janssens, Louis Edgar Johns, Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, Bruno Oscar Klein, Carl Krill, Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken, O. H. Lange, Johann Lewalter, Ernst Löwenberg, Gustav Mahler, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Julius Möllendorf, Tsuguji Murai, Carl Ernst Daniel Nicolai, Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, Aleksandr Alekseyevich Olenin, Thorvald Otterström, Josef Overath, Rudolf Philipp, Guido Ranach, Ture Rangström, Karl Rankl, Franz Ries, Eduard Rohde, Alfred Rose, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Louis Samson, Julius Schäffer, Ernst Schauss, Heinrich Schulz-Beuthen, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Friedrich Siebmann, Johan August Söderman, Ernst Sperling, as Ernst Streben, Max Spicker, Charles Villiers Stanford, Sir, Julius Steenberg, Joseph Suder, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Friedrich Hieronymus Truhn, Usatov, Frank Valentin Van der Stucken, Max Wilhelm Karl Vogrich, Bruno Walter, Severin Warteresiewicz, Willem Willeke, Alexander Winterberger, Ernest Young. Go to the text.

Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) from Volkslieder (Folksongs) , "Blaublümelein", collected by Arnim and Brentano SWE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Franz Magnus Böhme, Rubin Goldmark, Armin Knab, Robert Konta, Wilhelm Petersen, Joseph Rheinberger, Johan August Söderman. Go to the text.

 

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