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Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Wald beginnt zu rauschen,
den Bäumen naht die Nacht,
als ob sie selig lauschen,
berühren sie sich sacht.

Und unter ihren Zweigen,
da bin ich ganz allein,
da bin ich ganz mein eigen :
ganz nur Dein!


List of language codes

Confirmed with Richard Dehmel, Gesammelte Werke in drei Bände, Erster Band, S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin, 1920, Erlösungen, page 55.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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:

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Zalige bosrust", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Bliss in the woods", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Addie Funk) , "Forest solitude"
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Béatitude en forêt", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "Aoibhneas sna Coillte", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfredo García) , "Felicidad del bosque", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2015-10-28 13:30:31
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Felicidad del bosque

Language: Spanish (Español) after the German (Deutsch)

 El bosque empieza a susurrar,
 la noche se acerca a los árboles;
 como si escuchasen felices,
 se rozan suavemente.

 Allí, bajo sus ramas,
 estoy completamente solo,
 allí soy totalmente mío:
 totalmente, y solamente tuyo.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2004 by Alfredo García, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2004-06-14.
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