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Der Räuber

Language: German (Deutsch)

Einst am schönen Frühlingsmorgen
Tritt der Räuber vor den Wald. 
Sieh, den hohlen Pfad herneder
Kommt ein schlankes Mädchen bald, 

"Trügst du, statt der Maienglocken,"
Spricht des Waldes kühner Sohn,
"In dem Korb den Schmuck des Königs,
Frei doch zögerst du davon!" 

Lange folgen seine Blicke
Der geliebten Wallerin; 
Durch die Wiesengründe wandelt sie
Zu stillen Dörfern hin, 

Bis der Gärten reiche Blüte
Hüllt die liebliche Gestalt. 
Doch der Räuber kehret wieder
In den finstern Tannenwald.

Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA

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Submitted by John Versmoren


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):

  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , "The brigand", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le brigand", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il brigante", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52

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