Ich zieh' dahin!
Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Français)
Ich zieh' dahin!
Ade, mein fröhlich Frankenland,
Wo ich die liebste Heimath fand,
Du meiner Kindheit Pflegerin.
Ade, du Land, du schöne Zeit --
Mich trennt das Boot vom Glück so weit!
Doch trägt's die Hälfte nur von mir:
Ein Theil für immer bleibet dein,
Mein fröhlich Land, der sage dir,
Des Andern eingedenk zu sein! --
Translation(s): DUT ENG FIN
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Confirmed with Rose und Distel, Poesien aus England und Schottland, übertragen von Giesbert Freiherrn Vincke, Dessau, Druck und Verlag von Gebrüder Katz, 1853, page 28.
Submitted by Sharon Krebs
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Joseph) Joachim Raff (1822 - 1882), "Maria Stuart's Abschied von Frankreich", op. 172 no. 5 (1872), published 1873, from Maria Stuart, ein Cyklus von Gesängen, no. 5. [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Robert Alexander Schumann (1810 - 1856), "Abschied von Frankreich", op. 135 no. 1 (1852), published 1855 [voice and piano], from Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, no. 1, Leipzig, Siegel [ sung text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Afscheid van Frankrijk", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Taking leave from France", subtitle: "By Mary Stuart. [original in] French", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Jäähyväiset Ranskalle", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Taking leave from France
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
I travel away!
Adieu, my joyful France,
Where I found the dearest home,
Thou, who tended to me in childhood.
Adieu, thou land, thou lovely time --
The boat is carrying me so far away from happiness!
But it bears only half of me:
One part shall ever remain thine,
My joyful land, [and that part] shall urge thee
To remember the other part! --
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Subtitle: "By Mary Stuart. [original in] French"
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