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Hörst du nicht die Quellen gehen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Hörst du nicht die Quellen gehen
zwischen Stein und Blumen weit
nach den stillen Waldesseen,
wo die Marmorbilder stehen
in der schönen Einsamkeit?
Von den Bergen sacht hernieder,
weckend die uralten Lieder,
steigt die wunderbare Nacht,
und die Gründe glänzen wieder,
wie du's oft im Traum gedacht.

Kennst die Blume du, entsprossen
in dem mondbeglänzten Grund
Aus der Knospe, halb erschlossen,
junge Glieder blühendsprossen,
weiße Arme, roter Mund,
und die Nachtigallen schlagen
und rings hebt es an zu klagen,
ach, vor Liebe todeswund,
von versunk'nen schönen Tagen -
komm, o komm zum stillen Grund!
Komm! Komm!


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE FRE IRI ITA

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About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Emily Ezust

Authorship


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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Night magic", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Incanto notturno", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Magie de la nuit", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Màgia de la nit", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-10-28 21:27:54
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N’entends‑tu pas les sources courir

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

N’entends-tu pas les sources courir
entre les pierres et les fleurs
vers les lacs étales de la forêt,
où se dressent les statues de marbre,
dans la beauté de leur solitude ?
La merveilleuse nuit 
monte doucement des montagnes,
réveillant les chants originels,
et les vallons s’éclairent à nouveau,
comme si souvent dans tes rêves.

Connais-tu la fleur éclose
dans le vallon à la clarté lunaire ? 
Du bourgeon qui s’entrouvre
de jeunes pousses vont sortir en fleur,
bras blancs, bouche rouge,
et le chant des rossignols alentour
se mue en plainte,
ah, celle de la mortelle blessure d’amour
au temps des beaux jours enfuis—
Viens, o viens dans ce val du silence 
(viens, viens...)


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About the headline (FAQ)

Translation of title "Nachtzauber" = "Magie de la nuit"

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Stéphane Goldet and Pierre de Rosamel, (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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Nachtzauber" CAT ENG IRI ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): E. Annin, Rafael Behn, Albin Fries, Ernst Heuser, Eduard Kreuzhage, Julius Neugebauer, August Friedrich Wilhelm Reissmann, Peter Martin Cornelius Rübner, Hans August Friedrich Zincke genannt Sommer, Richard Trunk, Willy Viol, O. Winkelmann, Hugo Wolf, Leopold Carl Wolf. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2015-09-30.
Last modified: 2015-09-30 14:08:35
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Word count: 115