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Parole

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sie stand wohl am Fensterbogen
Und flocht sich traurig das Haar,
Der Jäger war fortgezogen,
Der Jäger ihr Liebster war.

Und als der Frühling gekommen,
Die Welt war von Blüten verschneit,
Da hat sie ein Herz sich genommen
Und ging in die grüne Heid'.

Sie legt das Ohr an den Rasen,
Hört ferner Hufe Klang -
Das sind die Rehe, die grasen
Am schattigen Bergeshang.

Und abends die Wälder rauschen,
Von fern nur fällt noch ein Schuß,
Da steht sie stille zu lauschen:
»Das war meines Liebsten Gruß!«

Da sprangen vom Fels die Quellen,
Da flohen die Vöglein ins Tal.
»Und wo ihr ihn trefft, ihr Gesellen,
O, grüßt mir ihn tausendmal!«


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Password", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Mot d'ordre", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Wachtwoord", 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 10:01:27
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Word count: 112

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Wachtwoord

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

Zij stond bij het raam te mokken
En vlocht zich treurig het haar,
De jager was weggetrokken,
De jager die hield van haar.
 
Toen is de lente gekomen,
Het veld was een bloemengetij,
Toen heeft zij ’n beslissing genomen
En ging naar de groene hei.
 
Zij legt op de grond haar oren,
Hoort ver weg hoeven slaan;
’t Zijn reeën die zij zo kan horen,
Die grazend de berg op gaan.
 
De wouden gaan ‘s avonds ruisen,
Van ver weg valt nog een schot,
Dan staat zij stil om te luist’ren:
“Nu zegt mij mijn lief ‘Grüss Gott’!”
 
Uit rotsen ging water wellen,
De vogels, zij vlogen naar ‘t dal.
“En waar je hem vindt, mijn gezellen,
Groet hem van mij duizend maal”


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2015 by Lau Kanen, (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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Parole", appears in Gedichte, in 7. Romanzen, first appeared (untitled) in the novel "Dichter und ihre Gesellen" (1834), later titled "Parole" in the first two editions of Eichendorff's collected poems (Berlin, 1837 and 1843); in a posthumous edition, the title was "Die Verlassene". ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Heinrich Bellermann, Johannes Brahms, August Saran. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2015-02-04.
Last modified: 2015-02-04 09:38:12
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Word count: 123