Language: German (Deutsch)
Birken silbern und zier,
Sagt, leidet auch ihr?
Und ihr, atmende Blumen
Im summenden Bienengesang,
Ist denn auch euer Leben
So dunkel und bang?
Translation(s): ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 167.
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Promenade", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2009-05-06 00:00:00.
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Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)
Pins aux rouges branches,
Bouleaux parés d'argent,
Dites, souffrez-vous aussi ?
Et vous fleurs respirant
Dans le chant bourdonnant des abeilles,
Votre vie est-elle donc aussi
Si sombre et si inquiète ?
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- a text in German (Deutsch) by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Spaziergang", written 1909 ENG
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Franz Josef Frey, Herbert Thienemann. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2017-05-29 00:00:00.
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