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O Hochland und o Südland!

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

O Hochland und o Südland!
Was ist auf euch geschehn!
Erschlagen der edle Murray,
Werd' nie ihn wiedersehn.

O weh dir! weh dir, Huntley,
So untreu, falsch und kühn,
Sollst ihn zurück uns bringen,
Ermordet hast du ihn.

Ein schöner Ritter war er,
In Wett- und Ringelauf;
Allzeit war unsres Murray
Die Krone obendrauf.

Ein schöner Ritter war er
Bei Waffenspiel und Ball;
Es war der edle Murray
Die Blume überall.

Ein schöner Ritter war er
In Tanz und Saitenspiel;
Ach, daß der edle Murray
Der Königin gefiel.

O, Königin, wirst lange
Sehn über Schlosses Wall,
Eh' du den schönen Murray
Siehst reiten in dem Tal.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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)

  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Murrays Ermordung", op. 14 (Acht Lieder und Romanzen) no. 3 (1858), published 1861 [voice and piano], Winterthur, Rieter-Biedermann [
     text verified 1 time
    ]

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Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Murray's Murder", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "L'assassinat de Murray", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De moord op Murray", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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