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Über die Berge

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über die Berge
Zieht ihr fort;
Kommt an manchen
Grünen Ort,
Muß zurücke
Ganz allein;
Lebet wohl!
Es muß so seyn.
Scheiden,
Meiden,
Was man liebt,
[O]1 wie wird
Das Herz betrübt!
[Wald und Hügel,
Seenspiegel -]2
Schwinden all';
Hör' verschwimmen
Eurer Stimmen
Wiederhall.
[Scheiden,
Meiden,
Was man liebt,
O wie wird
Das Herz betrübt!]3


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG FRE ITA

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Johann Mayrhofer. Wien. Bey Friedrich Volke. 1824, pages 15-16.

Note: Schubert received Mayrhofer's texts generally in handwriting; the printed edition of Mayrhofer's poems appeared much later and presents the texts usually in a revised version.

1 Schubert: "Ach"
2 Schubert: "O Seenspiegel, / Wald und Hügel"
3 Schubert: "Lebt wohl! / Klingt klagevoll. / Ach wie wird / Das Herz betrübt! / Scheiden, / Meiden, / Was man liebt."

Submitted by Richard Morris and Peter Rastl

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Comiat", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Afscheid", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Farewell", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Adieu", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Addio", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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