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Unbefangenheit

Language: German (Deutsch)

Frage mich immer! fragest umsonst,
was es verbergen will, sagt dir kein Mädchenherz!
Frage nur zu, frage nur zu!

Ob ich es kenne, das von den Bergen rieselnde Bächlein,
murmelnd die Wiese dahin zu den schattenden Weiden im Tal?
Bächlein verrät mich nicht.
Nein, ach nein!
Kenne das Bächlein nicht,
weiß nicht woher, weiß nichts davon,
frage mich immer, fragest umsonst!

Ob ich sie kenne, die in dem Weidental winket,
die Rasenbank, räumlich für zwei?
O ich erröte nicht,wende kein Auge weg,
Kenne den Rasen nicht, weiß nichts davon.
Rasen verrät mich nicht, Weiden, ihr plaudert nicht.
Frage nur zu, frage nur zu!

Ob ich ihn kenne, der, wo die Weiden stehn,
blond gelockt, hellen Blicks, immer sein Mädchen sucht,
das ihn erharrt? Liebe verschwiegen ist.
Was es verbergen will, sagt dir kein Mädchenherz!
Kenne den Knabe nicht, kenne das Mädchen nicht,
weiß nichts davon, weiß nichts davon!
Frage mich immer! fragest umsonst!


Translation(s): DUT

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Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel and Lau Kanen [Guest Editor]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Je komt er niet achter!", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2018-02-17 20:10:46

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