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Vom Grund bis zu den Gipfeln

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Vom Grund]1 bis zu den Gipfeln,
So weit man sehen kann,
Jetzt blüht's in allen Wipfeln,
Nun geht das Wandern an:

Die Quellen von den Klüften,
Die Ström' auf grünem Plan,
Die Lerchen hoch in Lüften,
[Der Dichter]2 frisch voran.

Und die im Tal verderben
In trüber Sorgen Haft,
[Er möcht sie alle]3 werben
Zu dieser Wanderschaft.

Und von den Bergen nieder
Erschallt sein [Lied]4 ins Tal,
Und die zerstreuten Brüder
[Faßt Heimweh]5 allzumal.

Da wird die Welt so munter
Und nimmt die Reiseschuh,
[Sein]6 Liebchen mittendrunter
[Die nickt ihm]7 heimlich zu.

Und über Felsenwände
Und auf dem grünen Plan
Das wirrt und jauchzt ohn Ende --
Nun geht das Wandern an!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Gedichte, Berlin, Verlag von M. Simion, 1841, page 4.

1 Kretschmar: "Vom Grunde" ; Rietz: "Von Grund"; further changes for Kretschmar and Rietz may exist that are not noted above.
2 Mendelssohn: "Die ziehen"
3 Mendelssohn: "Die will der Frühling"
4 Mendelssohn: "Ruf"
5 Mendelssohn: "Sie hören's"
6 Mendelssohn: "das"
7 Mendelssohn: "sie nickt uns"

Submitted by Emily Ezust and Lau Kanen and Sharon Krebs

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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) [singable] (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
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-11-03.
Last modified: 2017-09-09 21:26:16
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Van 't dal tot aan de toppen

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

Van 't dal tot aan de toppen,
Zo ver men zien maar kan,
Zit bloei in alle bomen:
Nu vangt het trekken aan.
 
De bronnen uit de kloven,
De stromen op 't plateau,
Leeuw'riken in de lucht hoog,
[De dichter leidt]1 de show.
 
En die in 't dal verkomm'ren,
Door zorg en vrees bezocht,
[Hij wil ze allen]2 lokken
Naar deze wandeltocht.
 
En van de hoge bergen
Weerklinkt zijn lied3 in 't dal,
En de verspreide broeders
[Pakt heimwee]4 allemaal.
 
Een krijgt de smaak te pakken,
Rust voor de reis zich toe,
En liefje ondertussen,
Die knikt hem5 stiekem toe.
 
En over rotspartijen
En op het groen plateau
't Gejuich neemt daar geen einde --
De tocht begint nu zo!


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Translation of title "Wanderlied" = "Trekkerslied"
1 Mendelssohn: Die voeren aan
2 Mendelssohn: Die wil de lente
3 Mendelssohn: roep
4 Mendelssohn: Zij horen 't
5 Mendelssohn: ons

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Allgemeines Wandern", appears in Gedichte, in 1. Wanderlieder ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Wilhelm Baumgartner, Franz Biebl, Franz von Blon, Martin Blumner, Carl Friedrich Johann Girschner, Gustav Kanth, Wilhelm Köhler, Max Kretschmar, Friedrich Lanz, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Helmut Richter, August Wilhelm Julius Rietz, Wilhelm Sturm. Go to the text.

 

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