Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram
Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)
Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram,
Ein Lied eintöniger Weise,
[Doch]1 immer noch, wo ich's vernahm,
Mitsummen mußt' [ich]2 leise.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Friedrich Rückert's gesammelte Poetische Werke in zwölf Bänden, Fünfter Band, Frankfurt am Main, J. D. Sauerländer's Verlag, 1868, page 357.
1 Brahms: "Und"
2 Brahms: "ich's"
Submitted by Emily Ezust
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):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Eenvormig zingt de liefdespijn", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The grief of love is monotonous", copyright © 2015
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La douleur de l'amour est monotone", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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The grief of love is monotonous
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
The grief of love is monotonous,
A song with [only] one note;
Yet whenever I heard it,
I had to hum softly along with it.
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