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Mein Liebchen, wir sassen beisammen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Liebchen, wir sassen beisammen,
Traulich im leichten Kahn.
Die Nacht war still, und wir schwammen
Auf weiter Wasserbahn.

Die Geisterinsel, die schöne,
Lag dämm'rig im Mondenglanz;
Dort klangen liebe Töne,
Dort wogte der Nebeltanz.

Dort klang es lieb und lieber,
Und wogt' es hin und her;
Wir aber schwammen vorüber,
Trostlos auf weitem Meer.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG ENG FIN FRE FRE FRE FRE ITA POL

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 147.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Estimada, seiem tots dos ensems", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "My darling, we sat together", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 42, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Amore mio, sedevamo insieme", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-10-13.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 21:03:00
Line count: 12
Word count: 55

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Tendrement enlacés, ma chère bien‑aimée

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

Tendrement enlacés, ma chère bien-aimée
Nous nous étions assis dans un esquif léger,
Et par le calme soir, nous nous laissions nager
Sur les moires d'une eau limpide et parfumée.

L'île mystérieuse où vivent les esprits,
Dessinait vaguement ses formes anguleuses;
Sous la lune flottaient des danses nébuleuses,
Et des sons sensuels d'instruments désappris

Et la ronde toujours reserrait sa spirale
Et les sons de venaient plus suaves toujours
Et pourtant nous voguions abandonnés au cours
De l'onde sans espoir sous la lueur astrale.


Translation(s): ENG

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 42 CAT DUT ENG ENG FIN ITA POL ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Albert Felix, Graf Amadei, Algernon Bennet Langton Ashton, Konstantin Julius Becker, Eduard Behm, Franz Bendel, C. Blumberg, Franz Blumenberg, Leon Carolus Bouman, Johannes Brahms, Oskar von Chelius, Detlef Cordes, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Robert Franz, Leo Franz, Edmund von Freyhold, Paul Geisler, Georg Eduard Goltermann, Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffmann, Thomas Haigh, Knut Håkanson, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Moritz Hauptmann, J. Heinemann, Henrik Hennings, Robert Hermann, Arthur Hervey, Heinrich Karl Johann Hofmann, Jacob Axel Josephson, Johanna Kinkel, Heinz Kratochwil, Alois Kugler, Eduard Lassen, Heinrich Lemcke, W. J. Otto Lessmann, Edward Alexander MacDowell, George W. Marston, Carl Matys, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Erik Meyer-Helmund, Béla Nemes Hegyi, G. von Pflugk, Bjarne Schirmer, Carl Schultz, Friedrich Siebmann, M. Spiro, Friedrich Wilhelm Stade, Nisse Strandberg, Arthur Stubbe, Richard Runciman Terry, Albert Theodor Töpken, Friedrich Hieronymus Truhn, Marcel Tyberg, Friedrich Julius Urban, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Karl Weigl, Julius Weismann, Joel Weiss, J. A. Wenzel, Heinrich Rudolph Willmers, Hugo Wolf. 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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Ahmed E. Ismail) , title unknown, copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-10.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
Line count: 12
Word count: 84