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Über allen Zauber Liebe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sie hüpfte [vor]1 mir auf grünem Plan,
Und sah die [fahlenden]2 Linden an
Mit trauernden Kindesaugen;
"Die stillen Lauben sind entlaubt,
Die Blumen hat der Herbst geraubt,
Der Herbst will gar nichts taugen.
Ach, du bist ein schönes Ding,
Ueber allen Zauber Frühling."

Das zierliche Kind, wie's vor mir schwebt!
Aus Lilien und Rosen zart gewebt,
Mit Augen gleich den Sternen; -
"Blüht mir dein holdes Angesicht,
Dann mag, fürwahr ich zage nicht,
Der Mayen sich entfernen.
Färbet nur des Lebens Trübe
Ueber allen Zauber Liebe."

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Johann Mayrhofer. Wien. Bey Friedrich Volke. 1824, page 53.

1 Schubert: "mit"
2 Schubert: "falbenden"
3 Schuberts manuscript breaks off here.

Submitted by Ted Perry and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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) , "L’amor per damunt tot encanteri", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Meer dan alle schoonheid: liefde", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "Above all magic - love", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "L'amour au-dessus de toute magie", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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