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An einem lichten Morgen

Language: German (Deutsch)

An einem lichten Morgen,
  Da klingt es hell im Thal:
Wach' auf, du liebe Blume,
  Ich bin der Sonnenstral!

Erschließe mit Vertrauen
  Dein Blütenkämmerlein
Und laß die heiße Liebe
  Ins Heiligtum hinein.

Ich will ja nichts verlangen
  Als liegen dir im Schoos,
Und deine Blüte küssen --
  Eh sie verwelkt im Moos.

Ich will ja nichts begehren,
  Als ruhn an deiner Brust,
Und dich dafür verklären
  Mit sonnenheller Lust!


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Frische Lieder von Hermann Rollett, Zweite vermehrte Auflage, Ulm, Stettin'sche Verlags-Buchhandlung, 1850, pages 19-20.

Note: modern spelling would change the following words: Thal -> Tal, Sonnenstral -> Sonnenstrahl, Schoos -> Schoß

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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):

  • ENG English (David Kenneth Smith) , "On morning bright and shining", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Un matin lumineux", 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 10:01:47
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Word count: 68

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Un matin lumineux

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

Un matin lumineux,
  Résonne clairement à travers la vallée :
Éveille-toi, chère fleur,
  Je suis le rayon du soleil !

Ouvre avec confiance
  Ton petit cœur de fleur
Et laisse mon chaud amour
  Pénétrer dans ton sanctuaire.

Je ne demande rien d'autre
  Que de reposer sur ton sein,
Et embrasser ta fleur --
  Avant qu'elle tombe fanée dans la mousse.

Je ne désire rien d'autre
  Que de reposer sur ta poitrine,
Et en échange je te glorifierai
  De ma joie ensoleillée !


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (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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Text added to the website: 2015-01-30.
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