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Diese Wolken in den Höhen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Diese Wolken in den Höhen,
Dieser Vöglein muntrer Zug,
Werden dich, o Huldin, sehen.
Nehmt mich mit im leichten Flug!

Diese Weste werden spielen
Scherzend dir um Wang' und Brust,
In den seidnen Locken wühlen.
Teilt ich mit euch diese Lust!

Hin zu dir von jenen Hügeln
Emsig dieses Bächlein eilt.
Wird ihr Bild sich in dir spiegeln,
Fließ zurück dann unverweilt!

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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 (Lynn Thompson) , title 1: "These clouds in the heights", copyright © 1997, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Angelika Frenzel) , title 1: "Ces nuages dans les cieux", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Queste nuvole là in alto", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Deze wolken in het blauwe", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Aquests núvols al cel", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , title 1: "Esas nubes en lo alto", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:35
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Word count: 62

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Esas nubes en lo alto

Language: Spanish (Español) after the German (Deutsch)

Esas nubes en lo alto  
y la multitud de alegres aves 
te habrán de ver, oh hermosa, 
¡llevadme con ligero vuelo!  

Estos vientos se recrearán 
juguetones en tus mejillas y en tu pecho, 
se colarán en tus sedosos bucles, 
¡con vosotros compartiré esta alegría! 

Hacia ti desde esta colina 
se apresura este arroyuelo. 
Si su imagen se refleja en ti, 
¡regresa sin demora!

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2016 by Saúl Botero Restrepo, (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: 2016-06-28.
Last modified: 2016-06-28 13:11:34
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Word count: 63