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Der getreue Eckart

Language: German (Deutsch)

In der finstern Mitternacht
Steht der Ritter auf der Wacht,
Schauet hin nach jeder Seit,
Droht mit seinem Schwerte weit.

Wer auch anzukommen wagt,
Dieses eine sei gesagt:
Dieser Berg ist nicht geheuer,
Drinnen brennt das Höllenfeuer.

Was für süße Töne auch,
Was euch winken schöne Fraun:
Eure Seele muß verderben,
Muß dem Himmel hier absterben.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Le fidèle Eckart", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De getrouwe Eckart", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "The Faithful Eckart", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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