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Die Boten der Liebe

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Czech (Čeština)

Wie viel schon der Boten 
Flogen die Pfade
Vom [Wäldchen]1 herunter, 
Boten der Treu;
Trugen mir Briefchen 
Dort aus der Ferne,
Trugen mir Briefchen 
Vom Liebsten herbei?

Wie viel schon der [Lüftchen]2
Wehten vom Morgen,
Wehten bis Abends
So schnell ohne Ruh;
Trugen mir Küßchen 
Vom kühligen Wasser,
Trugen mir Küßchen 
Vom Liebsten herzu?

Wie wiegten die [Ährchen]3
Auf grünenden Bergen,
Wie wiegten die [Ährchen]4 
Auf Feldern sich leis;
"Mein goldenes Liebchen,"
Lispelten alle,
"Mein goldenes Liebchen, 
Ich lieb' dich so heiß!"


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

List of language codes

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1 Brahms: "Walde"
2 Brahms: "Lüfte"
3 Brahms: "Halme"
4 Brahms: "Öhren"

Submitted by Siân Goldthorpe

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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):

  • ENG English (Siân Goldthorpe) (Christian Stein) , title 1: "The messengers of love", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Giulio Cesare Barozzi) , title 1: "I messaggeri dell'amore", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Les messagers de l'amour", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De boden der liefde", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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