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Der Strauß, den ich gepflücket

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Strauß, den ich [gepflücket]1,
[Grüße]2 dich viel tausendmal!
Ich [habe]3 mich oft gebücket,
Ach, wohl eintausendmal,
Und ihn ans Herz gedrücket
[Wie]4 hunderttausendmal!


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1 Curschmann, Wolf, Zelter: "gepflückt"
2 Hiller: "Grüss' "
3 Graener, Hiller: "hab' "
4 Webern: "Viel"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: "The bouquet that I have picked", copyright ©
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , title 1: "Blomsterhilsen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Salutation des fleurs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Catherine Beloin) , title 1: "Salut de fleurs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Saluto floreale", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "Floral greeting", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

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Μπουκέτο ’χω τρυγήσει

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

Μπουκέτο ’χω τρυγήσει,
Χαίρε μύρια μέσα βρες!
Και έχω συχνά λυγίσει,
Αχ, χίλιες δυο φορές,
Το ’χει η καρδιά μου σφίξει
Μ’ ορμές / ακράτητες / ορμές!
Το πάθος που ’χει, δες!
Με μύρια πάθη, δες!

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Translation of title "Blumengruß" = "Χαίρε λουλουδιών"

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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Greek (Ελληνικά) copyright © 2014 by Christakis Poumbouris, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Blumengruß", written 1810 ENG ENG FRE FRE ITA NOR
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Alfred Julius Becher, Albert Ernst Anton Becker, Carl Blum, Joseph Brambach, Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf, Michael Brough, Friedrich Curschmann, Robert Emmerich, Paul Hermann Franz Graener, Cor de Groot, J. Jacques Haakman, Ferdinand von Hiller, Robert Kahn, Emil Kauffmann, Otto Klemperer, Armin Knab, Rued Langgaard, Arnold Mendelssohn, Franz Milcke, Carl, Graf Nostitz, Bruno Ramann, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Anton von Webern, Hugo Wolf, Karl Friedrich Zelter. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2014-12-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-12-09 21:44:23

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