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Sie saßen und tranken am Teetisch

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sie saßen und tranken am Teetisch
Und sprachen von Liebe viel.
Die Herren, die waren ästhetisch,
Die Damen von zartem Gefühl.

Die Liebe muß sein platonisch,
Der dürre Hofrat sprach.
Die Hofrätin lächelt ironisch,
und dennoch seufzte sie: Ach!

Der Domherr öffnet den Mund weit:
Die Liebe sei nicht zu roh,
Sie schadet sonst der Gesundheit
Das Fräulein lispelt: Wie so?

Die Gräfin spricht wehmütig:
Die Liebe ist ein Passion!
Und präsentieret gütig
Die Tasse dem Herrn Baron.

Am Tische war noch ein Plätzchen,
Mein Liebchen, da hast du gefehlt.
Du hättest so hübsch, mein Schätzchen,
Von deiner Liebe erzählt.


Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE FRE GRE

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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 154.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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Σαν πίνανε τσάι μιλούσαν

Language: Greek (Ελληνικά) after the German (Deutsch)

Σαν πίνανε τσάι μιλούσαν
Πολύ για τον έρωτα.
Οι κύριοι φιλοσοφούσαν
Εκείνες τα λεν τρυφερά.

Ας είν’ αγνή η αγάπη,
Ζητά ο αυλικός.
Ειρωνικά χαμογελάει
Το ταίρι με στεναγμό.

Του επισκόπου επιταγή
Να μην είναι άγουρη
Και γίνει ανθυγιεινή.
Ψελλίζει η κόρη: Γιατί;

Θλιμμένη η βαρώνη
Για πάθος μιλάει εδώ,
Καλοσυνάτη σπρώχνει
Το τσάι στο σύζυγο.

Κοιτώ τη μια άδεια θέση,
Γλυκιά μου, ως να ’ταν για σε
Που έχεις ωραία να λέγεις
Γι’ αγάπης δικής σου στιγμές


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Greek (Ελληνικά) copyright © 2015 by Christakis Poumbouris, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 50 ENG FRE FRE FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Franz Xaver Gardeweg, Bernd Hänschke, Adalbert Laszky, Norbert Laufer, Abraham DIrk Loman, James Rothstein, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen. Go to the text.

 

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