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Der Nachtwind hat in den Bäumen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Nachtwind hat in den Bäumen
Sein Rauschen eingestellt,
Die Vögel sitzen und träumen
Am Aste traut gesellt.

Die ferne schmächtige Quelle,
Weil alles andre ruht,
Läßt hörbar nun Welle auf Welle
Hinflüstern ihre Flut.

Und wenn die Nähe verklungen,
Dann kommen an die Reih
Die leisen Erinnerungen
Und weinen fern vorbei.

Daß alles vorübersterbe,
Ist alt und allbekannt;
Doch diese Wehmut, die herbe,
Hat niemand noch gebannt.

Translation(s): FIN FRE

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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):

  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-07-20 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:48
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Word count: 68

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Yötuuli on puissa

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

Yötuuli on puissa
vaimentanut suhinansa,
linnut istuvat uneksien
oksillaan hellästi keskenään.
Kun kaikki muu nukkuu,
kaukainen riutuva lähde
saa aalloittain kuuluville
kuiskatun solinansa.
Ja kun äänet ympäriltä ovat vaienneet,
kulkevat kukin vuorollaan
hiljaiset muistot
ja itkut kaukaa ohitse.
Että kaikki aikanaan kuolee,
on vanhastaan tuttua kaikille;
mutta näin katkera alakuloisuus
ei ole vielä saanut ketään muuta valtaansa.

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Translation of title "Waldlieder" = "Metsän lauluja"


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2015 by Erkki Pullinen, (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 Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 5. Fünftes Buch, in Vermischte Gedichte, in Waldlieder, no. 6 FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Carl Banck, Max Birn, Joseph Gänsbacher, Paul Geisler, Rubin Goldmark, Carl von Grote, Eugen Hildach, Yrjö Henrik Kilpinen, Richard Pohl, Hugo Riemann, Wilhelm Rosenberg, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Louis Samson. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2015-02-14 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2015-02-14 14:20:47
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Word count: 57