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An Chloen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Bey der Liebe reinsten Flammen,
Glänzt das arme Hütten-Dach:
Liebchen! ewig nun beysammen!
Liebchen! [schlafend]1 oder wach!

Süßes, zärtliches Umfangen,
Wenn der Tag am Himmel graut;
Heimlich klopfendes Verlangen,
Wenn der Abend niederthaut!

Wonne dort auf allen Hügeln,
Wonn' im Thal, und Jubel hier!
Volle Freyheit, zu verriegeln
Unsre kleine Hütten-Thür!

Lobgesang in Finsternissen,
Wo kein Neider sich versteckt,
Wo nicht mehr, indem wir küßen,
Jedes Lüftchen uns erschreckt!

Und wir theilen alle Freuden,
Sonn' und Mond und Sternen-Glanz;
Allen Segen, alles Leiden,
Arbeit und Gebet, und Tanz.

So, bey reiner Liebe Flammen,
Endet sich der schöne Lauf;
Ruhig schweben wir zusammen,
Liebchen! Liebchen! Himmel auf.

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Auserlesene Lieder Von J. G. Jacobi; Herausgegeben von Johann Georg Schlosser. Basel, bei J. J. Thurneysen, dem Jüngern, 1784, pages 62-63; and with Gedichte von Johann Georg Jacobi. Zweyter Theil. Wien, 1816. Bey Ch. Kaulfuß & C. Armbruster (Meisterwerke deutscher Dichter und Prosaisten. Siebenzehntes Bändchen), pages 18-19.

1 Schubert: "träumend"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "A Cloe", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan Chloë", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "To Chloe", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "To Chloe", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "À Chloé", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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A Cloe

Language: Catalan (Català) after the German (Deutsch)

Amb les flames més pures de l’amor,
brilla la teulada de la pobra cabana:
Estimada! Ara estarem junts per sempre!
Estimada! Dormint o desperts!

Dolces i tendres abraçades,
quan al cel apunta el dia;
secret deler palpitant,
quan cau la rosada al capvespre!

Goig arreu als tossals, allà,
goig a les valls i aquí la joia!
Plena llibertat per barrar
la porta de la nostra petita cabana!

Cants de lloança a la foscúria
on cap envejós s’amaga,
on, mentre ens besem,
cap buf d’aire ja no ens pot esporuguir!

I compartim totes les joies,
el sol, la lluna i la resplendor dels estels;
totes les benediccions, totes les sofrences,
el treball, la pregària i la dansa.

Així, amb les flames de l’amor pur,
el bell decurs arribarà a la fi;
plàcidament ens enlairarem ensems,
Estimada! Estimada! Cap al cel.

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