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Wolken, die ihr nach Osten eilt

Language: German (Deutsch)

  Wolken, die ihr nach Osten eilt,
Wo die eine, die Meine weilt,
All meine Wünsche, mein Hoffen und Singen
Sollen auf eure Flügel sich schwingen,
    Sollen euch Flüchtige
    Zu ihr lenken,
    Daß die Züchtige
Meiner in Treuen mag gedenken!

  Singen noch Morgenträume sie ein,
Schwebet leise zum Garten hinein,
Senket als Tau euch in schattige Räume,
Streuet Perlen auf Blumen und Bäume,
    Daß der Holdseligen, 
    Kommt sie gegangen,
    [Alle]1 die fröhlichen 
Blüten sich öffnen mit lichterem Prangen!

  Doch vor des Tages verletzender Gluth,
Freundliche Wolken, o, nehmt sie in Hut!
Wollet in lichtem, in luftigem Schweben
Dann einen duftigen Schleier weben:
    Rufet die spielenden
    Luftgenossen,
    Daß von kühlenden
Westen werde die Süße umflossen!

  Und am Abend, in stiller Ruh'
Breitet der sinkenden Sonne euch zu!
Mögt mit Purpur und Gold euch malen,
Mögt in dem Meere von Gluten und Strahlen
    Leicht sich schwingende 
    Schifflein fahren,
    Daß sie singende 
Engel glaubet auf euch zu gewahren.

  Ja, wohl möchten es Engel sein,
[Wäre]2 mein Herz gleich ihrem rein;
All' meine Wünsche, mein Hoffen und Singen
Zieht ja dahin auf euren Schwingen,
    Euch, ihr Flüchtigen, 
    Hinzulenken
    Zu der Züchtigen,
Der ich einzig nur mag gedenken!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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R. Schumann sets stanzas 1-2, 4-5

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1 Schumann: "All' "
2 Schumann: "Wär' "

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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) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Liefdesboodschap", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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Núvols que correu vers llevant

Language: Catalan (Català) after the German (Deutsch)

Núvols que correu vers llevant,
allà on viu la que és meva,
tots els meus desigs, afanys i els meus cants
s'enlairaran damunt les vostres ales,
vosaltres, fugissers,
els heu de conduir vers ella,
per què el meu cast amor
pugui pensar fidelment en mi!

Somnis del matí, canteu-li encara,
voletegeu suaument pel jardí,
davalleu com rosada als espais ombrívols,
escampeu perles damunt arbres i flors,
per què allà on ella passi,
la meva encisadora,
s'obrin totes les alegres poncelles
amb lluminosa esplendor!

Però, en els dies de calor xardorosa,
oh núvols amables, protegiu-la!
Teixiu llavors, suspès en l'aire lluminós,
un tènue vel:
crideu els vostres juganers
companys de l'aire,
que des del fresquívol ponent
envoltin la meva estimada!

I al capvespre, en silenciosa calma,
esteneu-vos vers el sol ponent!
Que ell us pugui pintar amb tons daurats i púrpura,
que en el mar ple de fulgor i esclat,
navegui lleugera
una barqueta balandrejant,
que siguin àngels cantant 
el que ella cregui veure en vosaltres.

Sí, podrien ser ben bé àngels
si el meu cor fos tan pur com el seu;
tots els meus desigs, afanys i els meu cants
s'envolen damunt les vostres ales,
conduïu-los vosaltres, fugissers,
vers el meu cast amor
per què jo pugui pensar només en ella.


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Translation of title "Liebesbotschaft" = "Missatge d'amor"

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