The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Will ruhen unter den Bäumen hier

Language: German (Deutsch)

Will ruhen unter den Bäumen hier,
Die Vögelein hör' ich so gerne.
Wie singet ihr so zum Herzen mir!
Von unsrer Liebe was wisset ihr
In dieser weiten Ferne?

Will ruhen hier an des Baches Rand,
Wo duftige Blümlein sprießen.
Wer hat euch Blümlein, [hieher]1 gesandt?
Seid ihr ein herzliches Liebespfand
Aus der Ferne von meiner Süßen?


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

List of language codes

About the headline (FAQ)

View original text (without footnotes)
1 some editions: "hierher" (used by Brahms)

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Far away", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Lontano", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Au loin", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2015-01-28 09:59:39
Line count: 10
Word count: 57

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Far away

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

I will rest under the trees here,
I enjoy listening to the little birds so much;
How can your singing affect my heart so!
What do you know of our love,
In this far-off place?

I will rest here on the edge of the brook,
Where fragrant little flowers sprout.
Who has sent you little blossoms here?
Are you a heartfelt pledge of love
From my far-off sweetheart?


IMPORTANT NOTE: The material directly above is protected by copyright and appears here by special permission. If you wish to copy it and distribute it, you must obtain permission or you will be breaking the law. Once you have permission, you must give credit to the author and display the copyright symbol ©. Copyright infringement is a criminal offense under international law.

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

    Emily Ezust permits her translations to be reproduced without prior permission for printed (not online) programs to free-admission concerts only, provided the following credit is given:

    Translation copyright © by Emily Ezust,
    from the LiederNet Archive -- http://www.lieder.net/

    For any other purpose, please write to the e-mail address below to request permission and discuss possible fees.

    licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net
    (licenses at lieder dot net)



Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "In der Ferne", written 1806, appears in Lieder, in Wanderlieder, no. 3, first published 1815 DUT FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): C. Altenburg, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Natanael Berg, Johannes Brahms, August Bungert, Norbert Burgmüller, Carl Collischonn, A. Coy, Leopold Damrosch, Ernesto Drangosch, Friedrich August Dressler, W. Eckardt, Arthur Egidi, Gustav Erlanger, Robert Franz, Hermann Goetz, Franz Xaver Gruber, Henry Hepple, Richard Hermann, Eduard Herrmann, Victor von Herzfeld, Alexis Holländer, Gustave Léon Huberti, Gustav Jensen, Theodor Kewitsch, Friedrich [Fritz] Kirchner, Bernhard Klein, Conradin Kreutzer, Johann Friedrich Bonneval de La Trobe, Julius Lammers, W. J. Otto Lessmann, Ernst Löwenberg, Franz Otto, Johannes Pache, Franz Radnitzky, Franz Joseph Schütky, Max Stange, Adolf Strümpell, Leopold Carl Wolf. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52
Line count: 10
Word count: 68