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Es leuchtet meine Liebe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es leuchtet meine Liebe,
In ihrer dunkeln Pracht,
Wie'n Märchen traurig und trübe,
Erzählt in der Sommernacht.

"Im Zaubergarten wallen
Zwei Buhlen, stumm und allein;
Es singen die Nachtigallen,
Es flimmert der Mondenschein.

"Die Jungfrau steht still wie ein Bildnis,
Der Ritter vor ihr kniet.
Da kommt der Riese der Wildnis,
Die bange Jungfrau flieht.

"Der Ritter sinkt blutend zur Erde,
Es stolpert der Riese nach Haus -"
Wenn ich begraben werde,
Dann ist das Märchen aus.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE UKR

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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 151.


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

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


This text (or a part of it) is used in a work

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Mijn liefde straalt heel wonder", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "My love gleams", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 46, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2016-12-02 21:07:45

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Word count: 77

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Il brille mon amour

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

Il brille mon amour,
D'une sombre splendeur,
Tel un conte triste et confus,
Raconté par une nuit d'été.

« Dans le jardin magique passent
Deux amants, muets et seuls,
Les rossignols chantent,
Le clair de lune scintille.

La belle est immobile comme une image,
Le chevalier agenouillé devant elle.
Survient alors le géant du désert,
Et la jeune fille apeurée s'enfuit.

Le chevalier s'écroule en sang sur sur sol,
Le géant titube vers la maison » –
Quand je serai enseveli,
Ce sera la fin du conte.


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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. 46 DUT ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Eduard Behm, Don Forsythe, Hans Heinrich XIV, Graf Bolko von Hochberg, Ladislao de Makray, Robert Schumann, Korstiaan Stougie, Nisse Strandberg, Oscar Strasnoy. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2016-12-02 00:00:00.

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