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Die Bäume grünen überall

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Bäume [grünen]1 überall,
Die Blumen blühen wieder,
Und wieder singt die Nachtigall
Nun ihre alten Lieder.
[O glücklich, wer noch singt und lacht,
Dass auch der Frühling sein gedacht!]2

Froh wollt' ich sein in Wald und Feld
Und mit den Vögeln singen,
Und wie die ganze Frühlingswelt
Nach Lust und Freude ringen.
Was soll mir Blüt' und Nachtigall?
Du fehlst mir, fehlst mir überall.

O liebes Herz, und soll ich dich
Nun nimmer wiedersehen,
So mag der Frühling auch für mich
Mit Blüt' und Sang vergehen.
[Was soll der Frühling doch für mich,
Was ist ein Frühling ohne dich!]3

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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H. Marschner sets stanza 1

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Confirmed with Hoffmann's von Fallersleben Gesammelte Werke; Erster Band : Lyrische Gedichte: Dichterleben, Liebesleben, Berlin, F. Fontane, 1890, p. 344

1 Piutti (and some editions of Hoffmann von Fallersleben): "blühen"
2 omitted by Dresel.
3 omitted by Marschner and Dresel.

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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) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "My springtime", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-06-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-04-09 19:34:33

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Word count: 100

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Partout les arbres verdissent

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

Partout les arbres verdissent,
Les fleurs recommencent à s'épanouir
Et le rossignol à chanter
Ses vieilles chansons.
[Ô bienheureux est celui qui chante et rit encore
Car le printemps a aussi pensé à lui !]2

Je voudrais être joyeux dans la forêt et les champs,
Et chanter avec les oiseaux,
Et comme le monde entier au printemps
Aspirer au plaisir et à la joie.
Que sont pour moi fleurs et rossignol ?
Tu me manques, tu me manques partout.

Et si je devais, ô cœur chéri,
Maintenant ne plus jamais te revoir,
Alors pour moi aussi le printemps
Pourrait disparaître avec fleurs et chansons.
[Qu'est donc pour moi le printemps,
Qu'est-ce qu'un printemps sans toi !]3

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Translation of title "Mein Frühling" = "Mon printemps"
1 Piutti : "blühen"
2 omis par Dresel
3 omis par Marschner et Dresel


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