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

Laublos schon steht der Wald,
Schnee deckt die Höhn im Ost,
Ach, was macht mein Lieb wohl im West,
Vom Sturm umtost?
Als fort sie ging, da stand
Im Maien die Sonne,
Ahnungsselig träumt ich
Nur von Himmelswonne.

Auf, ihr Winde, brauset,
Jagt über Berg und Tal,
Hin zu ihren Füssen
Tragt all die Blätter fahl.

Auf jedem Blättchen steht,
Ach, des Armen Name;
Sagt ihr, dass hier ich starb,
Ach, im Liebesgrame!

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


Based on

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: "Mélancolie", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-07-03.
Last modified: 2015-07-03 20:47:48
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Word count: 73

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

La forêt a déjà perdu ses feuilles,
La neige recouvre les hauteurs à l'est,
Ah, que fait mon amour à l'ouest,
Secouée par la tempête ?

Quand elle est partie, alors brillait
Le soleil de mai,
L'esprit heureux, je rêvais
Seulement de bonheur céleste.

Debout, les vents, grondez,
Chassez sur la montagne et la vallée,
Là-bas à ses pieds
Apportez toutes les feuilles fanées.

Sur chaque petite feuille se trouve,
Hélas, le nom du malheureux,
Dites-lui que je suis mort ici,
Hélas, dans la souffrance de l'amour !

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Text added to the website: 2015-07-27.
Last modified: 2015-07-27 12:01:20
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