In der Bucht
Language: German (Deutsch)
Es [hüllt]1 der dunkle Wald uns ein;
Die Ruder plätschern matt und leise;
Kaum, daß von oben noch herein
Der Mond bescheint die stille Reise.
Die Blume träumt in stiller Pracht,
Es singen leis die schönen Frauen --
Wer möchte wohl nach solcher Nacht
Noch wünschen je den Tag zu schauen!
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1 Kinkel: "schliesst"; further changes may exist not shown above.
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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "In the bay", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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In the bay
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
The dark forest encloses us;
The oars splash tiredly and quietly;
From on high the moon hardly
Shines upon our quiet journey any longer.
The flower dreams in quiet splendour,
The beautiful women sing softly --
After such a night as this, who would
Yet wish ever to see day!
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- a text in German (Deutsch) by Alexander Kaufmann (1817 - 1893), "In der Bucht", appears in Lieder, first published 1852
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johanna Kinkel, Arno Kleffel. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2015-06-09.
Last modified: 2015-06-09 12:37:41
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