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Der Abschied

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Das ist die Schreckensstunde,
Ha! meine Lippen beben,
Wie kann ich Armer leben,
o Nice, fern von dir?
Leben muß ich im Leiden,
Ohne dich flieh'n die Freuden,
Und du, wirst du auch schenken
ein liebend Sehnen mir?

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, "La partenza", written 1746, appears in Canzonette, no. 5 ENG FIN FRE SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): M. Arnault, Ludwig van Beethoven, Carl Blum, August Bungert, Johann Wilhelm Hertel, Saverio Mercadante, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioacchino Antonio Rossini, Friedrich Wilhelm Rust. 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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Johann Joachim Eschenburg (1743 - 1820) , "Die Trennung", subtitle: "Nach der Canzonette des Metastasio: Ecco quel fiero istante &c.", written 1773 ENG FIN FRE SPA by Friedrich Johann Albrecht Muck, Christian Gottlob Neefe.

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

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "Parting", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-14.
Last modified: 2019-01-02 11:01:02
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