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Der Bote

Language: German (Deutsch)

Am [Himmelsgrund schießen]1
So lustig die Stern',
Dein Schatz läßt dich grüßen
Aus weiter, weiter Fern' !

Hat eine Zither gehangen
An der Tür unbeacht't,
Der Wind ist gegangen
Durch die Saiten bei Nacht.

Schwang sich auf dann vom Gitter
Über die Berge, übern Wald --
Mein Herz ist die Zither,
Gibt ein'n fröhlichen Schall.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Bohm: "Himmelsgrunde schienen"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Submitted by John Versmoren

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le messager", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2015-06-09 22:19:02
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Le messager

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

À travers le fond du ciel brillent
Si joyeusement les étoiles,
Ton trésor t'envoie son salut,
Depuis le lointain, le lointain !

Comme si une cithare était accrochée
À la porte, inaperçue,
Le vent souffle
À travers les cordes dans la nuit.

Alors cela sonne hors de la grille,
Au-dessus des montagnes, au-dessus de la forêt --
Mon cœur est la cithare,
Il émet un son joyeux.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Der Bote", appears in Gedichte, in 4. Frühling und Liebe ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Emil Bohm, Robert Franz, Konrad Heubner, Alexis Holländer, Adolf Jensen, Robert Kahn, Otto Lohse, Henry Mansfeldt, Hans Erich Pfitzner, Hans August Friedrich Zincke genannt Sommer, Ernst von Stockhausen, Anton Urspruch. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2015-06-13.
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