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Linde durch die Linde

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Russian (Русский)

 Linde durch die Linde,
Weh'n die Abendlüfte,
Weh'n mir in die Kammer,
Liederklang und Düfte.
 
  Düfte von der Linde,
Lieder vom Geliebten
[Die seit manchem Abend
Mich gar sehr betrübten!]1
 
  Vor [dem Thore]2 draußen,
Warum stehst Du wieder?
Muß ja weinen, weinen,
Hör' ich Deine Lieder!
 
  Weinen, weil die Mutter,
Mir das Fenster wehret,
Und so schöne [Mondnacht]3
Nicht mehr wiederkehret.
 
  [Singe]4 nicht von Liebe,
Singe nicht von Freude;
Stimme trüb die Saiten,
Sing' von meinem Leide!
 
  Singe, Freund, die Mutter
Schmeichelnd mir in Schlummer;
[Oder sieh mich sterben,]5
Ach, vor Liebeskummer!


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with "Eine Novelle aus Kleinrußland", Allgemeine Theaterzeitung, Originalblatt für Kunst, Literatur, Musik, Mode und geselliges Leben, No. 67 (Wien, Donnerstag den 19. März 1846).

1 Stollewerk: "Bothen meinem Herzen, / Ach, dem viel betrübten."
2 Stollewerk: "der Thüre"
3 Stollewerk: "Mainacht"
4 Stollewerk: "Sing' drum"
5 Stollewerk: "O dann sieh mich welken"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Gently through the linden tree", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2016-01-11.
Last modified: 2016-01-11 15:36:26
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