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In dem Walde süße Töne

Language: German (Deutsch)

In dem Walde süße Töne
Singen kleine Vögelein;
An der Haide blühen schöne
Blumen in des Maien Schein.
Also blüht mein hoher Muth,
Wenn er denkt an ihre Güte,
Die mir reich macht mein Gemüthe
Wie der Traum dem Armen thut.
Hoffnung hat auf hohe Dinge
Die Erwartung mir gestellt,
Daß mir noch an ihr gelinge,
Süßes Loos mir einst noch fällt.
Der Erwartung freu' ich mich:
Gebe Gott, daß ich's beende,
Daß sie mir den Wahn nicht wende,
Der mich freut so inniglich.


Translation(s): DUT ENG

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F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy sets lines 1-8

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Lesebuch zur Geschichte der deutschen Literatur alter und neuer Zeit, ed. Georg Weber, Dritte veränderter und erweiterte Auflage, Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, 1870, pages 60-61.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2015-10-08 20:43:09
Line count: 16
Word count: 84

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In de bossen zoete tonen

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

In de bossen zoete tonen
Zingen kleine vogels blij;
Op de heide bloeien schone
Bloemen in de zon van mei.
Zo bloeit op ook mijn gemoed,
Als ik denk aan haar, haar goedheid,
Die mijn hart vervult met zoetheid,
Als de droom de arme doet.
Hoop heeft op zeer hoge dingen
Mijn verwachtingen bepaald,
Dat ik haar nog mag bedingen,
'n Heerlijk lot mij eens toevalt.
Die verwachting maakt mij blij:
Geve God dat ik zal slagen,
Dat zij niet de waan zal vagen,
Die mij blij maakt, innig blij.


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Translation of title "Frühlingslied" = "Lentelied"

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Ulrich von Lichtenstein (1200? - 1275?), no title, subtitle: "aus Frauendienst" ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Otto Reubke. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2017-08-26.
Last modified: 2017-08-26 13:43:20
Line count: 16
Word count: 90