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Blüthen, Blüthen überall

Language: German (Deutsch)

Blüthen, Blüthen überall.
Süßes Locken der Nachtigall.

Nachtigall auf dem Hollundertrieb,
Hat mich das blonde [Mädel]1 lieb?

Und die Nachtigall nimmer müd
[Singt: "Sie glüht, sie glüht, sie glüht."]2

Translation(s): ENG ENG

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Confirmed with Frau Holde Gedicht von Rudolf Baumbach, Leipzig: Verlag von A.G. Liebeskind, 1885, page 32

1 von Fielitz: "Mädchen"
2 Fischof: "Singet: "Sie glüht, sie glüht."

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Harry Joelson


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 [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist) , title 1: "Nightingale up in the eldertree"
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-03-15.
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Blossoms, blossoms everywhere

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Blossoms, blossoms everywhere.
The sweet enticing [song] of the nightingale.

Nightingale upon the elder sprig,
Does the blonde maiden love me?

And never wearying, the nightingale
Sings: "She’s aglow [with love], she’s aglow, [she’s aglow]1."

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Translations of title(s):
"Sie glüht" = "She’s aglow"
"Nachtigall auf dem Hollundertrieb" = "Nightingale upon the elder sprig"
"Blüthen, Blüthen überall" = "Blossoms, blossoms everywhere"
"Lied aus Frau Holle" = "Song from Frau Holle"
"Blüten, Blüten, überall" = "Blossoms, blossoms everywhere"

1 omitted by Fischof


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Rudolph Baumbach (1840 - 1905), appears in Frau Holde
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Carl Böttcher, Rudolf Braun, Alexander von Fielitz, Robert Fischhof, Gustav Ad. Glossner, Max Hasse, Arno Kleffel, Camillo Schumann, Johannes Smith. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2017-02-12.
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