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So soll ich dich nun meiden

Language: German (Deutsch)

So soll ich [dich nun]1 meiden,
Du meines Lebens Lust!
Du küssest mich zum Scheiden,
Ich drücke dich an die Brust!

Ach, Liebchen, heißt das meiden,
Wenn man sich herzt und küßt?
Ach, Liebchen, heißt das scheiden,
Wenn man sich fest umschließt?


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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1 Dressler, Gotthelf: "nun dich"; further changes may exist not shown above.

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) , "Scheiden en mijden", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Parting and separation", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Départ et séparation", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Separazione e abbandono", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Scheiden en mijden

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

Dus moet ik jou nu mijden,
Jij, laaf’nis van mijn dorst!
Jij kust mij bij het scheiden,
Ik druk jou tegen mijn borst!
 
Ach, liefje, is dat mijden,
Als men omhelst en kust?
Ach liefje, is dat scheiden;
Wordt zo het vuur geblust?


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Scheiden und Meiden", written 1811, appears in Lieder, in Wanderlieder, no. 2, first published 1815 ENG FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): C. Altenburg, Johannes Brahms, August Bungert, Norbert Burgmüller, Carl Collischonn, Peter Cornelius, Friedrich August Dressler, Arthur Egidi, Felix Gotthelf, Franz Xaver Gruber, Carl Haslinger, Henry Hepple, Carl Friedrich August Hering, Gustave Léon Huberti, Friedrich von Kerstorf, Theodor Kewitsch, Conradin Kreutzer, Oskar C. Posa, né Oskar Posamentir, Franz Radnitzky, Siegfried Salomon, Othmar Schoeck, Franz Joseph Schütky, Emil Steinkühler. Go to the text.

 

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