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Schöner Ort

Language: German (Deutsch)

Klingend schlagen hier die Finken,
heimlich tönt der Welle Rauschen,
und der Zweige leisem Winken
ist es lieblich hier zu lauschen.

Eh' die Welle zieht von hinnen,
schwankt sie zögernd, ob sie bliebe,
wo sich weiche Winde minnen;
und die Blume nickt, ich liebe.

Translation(s): ENG

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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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Beautiful place", copyright ©

Text added to the website: 2003-10-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
Line count: 8
Word count: 44

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Beautiful place

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 The finches sing their tinkling song here,
 the waves murmur secret things,
 and the gentle rustling of the branches
 is lovely to hear.

 Before the wave retreats,
 it lingers hesitantly, as if it wished to remain
 where the soft breezes flirt;
 and the flower nods: I love you.

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

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Adolf Frey (1855 - 1920)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Othmar Schoeck. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2003-10-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
Line count: 8
Word count: 49