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Language: Polish (Polski)

Błyszczą, krople rosy,
Mruczy zdrój po błoni,
Ukryta we wrzosy
Gdzieś jałowka dzwoni.

Piękną, miłą błonią
Leci wzrok wesoło,
Wkoło kwiaty wonią,
Kwitną gaje wkoło.

Paś się, błąkaj trzódko,
Ja pod skałą siędę,
Piosnkę lubą, słodką
Śpiewać sobie będę.

ustroń miła, cicha!
Jakiś żal w pamięci,
Czegoś serce wzdycha,
W oku łza si` kręci.

Łza wybiegła z oka,
Ze mną strumyk śpiewa,
Do mnie się z wysoka
Skowronek odzywa.

Lot rozwija chyży,
Ledwo widny oku,
Coraz wyżej, wyżej...
Zginął już wobłoku.

Ponad pola, niwy,
Jeszcze piosnkę głosi
I śpiew ziemi tkliwy
W niebo aż zanosi!

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER GER GER GER

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • ENG English (Christopher Lapkowski) , "Spring", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Printemps", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Wilhelm Henzen) , "Frühling"
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Georg Friedrich Reiß) , "Frühling"
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Robert Hirschfeld) , "Frühling"

Text added to the website: 2003-11-21 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:00

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Word count: 95

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Language: French (Français) after the Polish (Polski)

Des gouttelettes de rosée scintillent
Une source murmure dans la prairie,
Cachée dans la bruyère,
Quelque part sonne un cloche de vache.

De beaux champs 
Forment un paysage joyeux,
Tout autour des fleurs dispensent leurs parfums,
Les buissons fleurissent.

Mon petit troupeau erre et pâture,
Je suis assis sur un rocher,
Un chant agréable, doux, 
Que je chante pour moi.

Une retraite paisible, calme !
Portant un regret trouble dans mon esprit,
Quelque chose me fait mal au cœur,
Dans mon œil des larmes se forment.

Les larmes coulent de mon œil,
En moi chante un ruisseau,
À moi d'en haut
Une alouette répond.

Elle étend ses ailes,
À peine visible à l'œil,
Plus haut, plus haut,
Perdue déjà parmi les nuages.

Au-dessus du champ, de la prairie,
Elle est toujours en train de chanter
Et le chant agréable de la terre
Monte jusqu'au ciel !

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Text added to the website: 2017-01-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-02-16 14:15:08

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Word count: 146