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Beglückt, wer an des Treuen Brust

Language: German (Deutsch)

Beglückt, wer an des Treuen Brust,
   In voller Liebe ruht,
Kein Kummer naht und stört die Lust,
   Nur heller brennt die Glut.
 
Kein Wechsel, kein Wanken,
   Zum ruhigen Glück
Fliehn alle Gedanken
   Der Ferne zurück.
 
Und lieber und bänger
   Drückt Mund sich an Mund,
So inn'ger, so länger:
   Von Stunde zu Stund.
Beschränkter und enger
   Der liebliche Bund.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs

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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)

  • by Gustav Jenner (1865 - 1920), "Beglückt, wer an der Treuen Brust", op. 4 (Elf Lieder für 1 hohe Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 10, published 1895 [high voice and piano], Berlin, Schlesinger [
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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Delighted she, who upon the breast of the faithful one", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-08-17.
Last modified: 2015-08-17 10:46:13
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Delighted she, who upon the breast of the faithful one

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Delighted she, who upon the breast of the faithful one
   Rests in utter love,
No sorrow nears and disturbs the joy,
   The blaze only burns more brightly.
 
No change, no wavering,
   To peaceful happiness
Fly back all thoughts
   From distant places.
 
And more dearly and anxiously
   Lips press against lips,
The longer, the more heartfelt:
   From hour to hour.
More intense and closer
   The lovely union.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2015 by Sharon Krebs, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2015-08-17.
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