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Das Veilchen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Czech (Čeština)

Warum, holdes Veilchen,
So verborgen stehst du?
Vor den Blumen allen
Süsse Düfte wehst du.

Vor den Blumen allen,
Die ihr Haupt erheben,
Wenn der Lenz zur Erde
Bringet neues Leben.

Magst dich, holdes Veilchen,
Tief im Gras verstecken,
Dein balsamisch Düften
Lässt dich gleich entdecken.

Ist gepaart die Schönheit
Edelem Gemüte,
Nimmer bleibt verborgen
Dann die schöne Blüte.

Stiller Tugend Sinnbild,
Liebes Veilchen, blühst du,
Drum in zartem Purpur
Immerdar erglühst du!


Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La violette", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-07-03.
Last modified: 2015-07-03 20:52:16
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Word count: 73

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