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Zum Punsche

Language: German (Deutsch)

Woget brausend, Harmonieen,
Kehre wieder, alte Zeit;
Punschgefüllte Becher, wandert
In des Kreises Heiterkeit!

Mich ergreifen schon die Wellen,
Bin der Erde weit entrückt;
Sterne winken, Lüfte säuseln, -
Und die Seele ist beglückt!

Was das Leben aufgebürdet,
Liegt am Ufer nebelschwer;
Steu're fort, ein rascher Schwimmer,
In das hohe Friedensmeer.

Was des [Schwimmens Lust vermehrt]1,
Ist das Plätschern hinterdrein;
Denn es folgen die Genossen,
Keiner will der Letzte sein.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Johann Mayrhofer. Neue Sammlung. Aus dessen Nachlasse mit Biographie und Vorwort herausgegeben von Ernst Freih. v. Feuchtersleben. Wien, 1843. Verlag von Ignaz Klang, Buchhändler, page 84.

1 Schubert: "Schwimmers Lust vermehret"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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) , "Al ponx", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op de punch", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "With the punch", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Au punch", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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