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Romance de Mignon

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

Le connais-tu, ce radieux pays
Où brille dans les branches d'or des fruits?
Un doux zéphir embaume l'air
Et le laurier s'unit au myrte vert.
Le connais-tu, le connais-tu? 
Là-bas, là-bas, mon bien-aimé,
Courons porter nos pas.

Le connais-tu, ce merveilleux séjour
Où tout me parle encor de notre amour?
Où chaque objet me dit avec douleur:
Qui t'a ravi ta joie et ton bonheur?
Le connais-tu, le connais-tu?
Là-bas, là-bas, mon bien-aimé,
Courons porter nos pas.

Translation(s): DUT ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Mignon", written 1784, appears in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, first published 1795 CAT CZE DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG GRE HUN ITA ITA ITA POL RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Ludwig Abeille, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Bror Beckman, Ludwig van Beethoven, Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Carl Blum, Michael Brough, Leopold Damrosch, Alphons Diepenbrock, John Woods Duke, Heinrich Elkamp, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Carl Gollmick, Friedrich Adrian Götzloff, August Ferdinand Häser, Moritz Hauptmann, Georg Jakob Ernst Häusler, Alexis Holländer, Paul Hoppe, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Adolf Jensen, Bernhard Klein, Joseph Klein, Raphael von Koeber, Theobald Kretschmann, Hans Kretzschmer, Karl Johan Krook, Nikolaus, Freiherr von Krufft, Huub de Lange, Leopold Lenz, Hélène Liebmann, née Riese, Franz Liszt, Oswald Lorenz, Franz Anton Maurer, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Heinrich Meyer, Ferdinand Möhring, Carl Moltke, Lodewijk Mortelmans, Ignaz von Mosel, August Heinrich Leberecht August Mühling, Hans Georg Nägeli, August Pohlenz, Gustav Reichardt, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Adolf Reichel, Bernard Reichel, Helene Riese, Andreas Jakob Romberg, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Heinrich von Sahr, Malvina Schnorr von Carolsfeld, née Malvina Garrigues, Othmar Schoeck, Franz Peter Schubert, Robert Schumann, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Martin Wegelius, Eduard Ritter von Welz, Hugo Wolf, Erich J. Wolff, Karl Friedrich Zelter. 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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , "Mignons romance", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Mignon's song", copyright © 2016

Text added to the website: 2003-11-19 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-02-11 20:59:54

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