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Verriet mein blasses Angesicht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Verriet mein blasses Angesicht
Dir nicht mein Liebeswehe?
Und willst du, daß der stolze Mund
Das Bettelwort gestehe?

O, dieser Mund ist viel zu stolz,
Und kann nur küssen und scherzen;
Er spräche vielleicht ein höhnisches Wort,
Während ich sterbe vor Schmerzen.


Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE SLN

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

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  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG SLN by Louis Durey.
  • Also set in Slovenian (Slovenščina), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE FRE by Josip Ipavec.

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:33
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Mon pâle visage

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Mon pâle visage ne t'a t'il pas
laissé voir mes souffrances?
Et faut-il que ma bouche fière
les confesse avec l'humilité du pauvre?

Oh! cette bouche est bien trop fière
et ne sait qu'embrasser et railler.
Elle peut lancer le sarcasme
tandis que je meurs de douleur.


Submitted by Ted Perry

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Die Heimkehr, no. 53, first published 1823-4 ENG SLN
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Rubin Goldmark, F. W. Grünbaum, Victor Hansmann, Stephen Heller, Hedwig Hertz, Heinrich Karl Johann Hofmann, Josip Ipavec, Paula Kühne, Carl Orff, August von Othegraven, George Posca, Eduard Stocker, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Julie von Waldburg-Wurzach, Fürstin, Severin Warteresiewicz. Go to the text.

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website: 2003-10-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:57
Line count: 8
Word count: 47