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Umlklo stromů šumění

Language: Czech (Čeština)

Umlklo stromů šumění
a lístek sotva dýše,
a ptáček dřímá krásný sen
tak tichounce, tak tiše.

Na nebi vzešlo mnoho hvězd
a kolem je tak volno,
jenom v těch ňadrech teskno tak
a u srdce tak bolno.

Ve kvítků pěkný kalíšek
se bílá rosa skládá -
můj bože, a ta rosa též
se v moje oči vkrádá.

Translation(s): ENG GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ; composed by Antonín Dvořák.

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

  • ENG English (Paul Selver) , no title, London, H.J. Drane, first published 1912

Text added to the website: 2008-11-17 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:49

Line count: 12
Word count: 57

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The trees are rustling softly; through

Language: English after the Czech (Čeština)

The trees are rustling softly; through
The leaves scarce moves a breeze;
The birds in blissful dreams repose,
So silent and at ease.

Many a star in heaven appears,
Around it is so free;
But in my bosom there is grief,
In my heart is misery.

Upon the petals of the flowers
The dew in splendour lies;
O God, and even so the dew
Wells up into my eyes.

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Confirmed with An Anthology of Modern Bohemian Poetry, translated by Paul Selver, London, H.J. Drane, 1912.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]


Based on

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Text added to the website: 2019-07-08 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-07-15 18:07:01

Line count: 12
Word count: 69