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Ich hört ein Sichlein rauschen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich [hört]1 ein Sichlein rauschen,
Wohl rauschen durch das Korn,
Ich hört [ein Mägdlein]2 klagen,
Sie hätt ihr Lieb verlorn.
Laß rauschen. Lieb, laß rauschen,
Ich acht [nicht]3, wie es geh,
[Ich tät mein Lieb vertauschen]4
In [Veilchen und im Klee.]5
[Du hast ein Mägdlein worben
In Veilchen und im Klee,]6
So steh ich hier alleine,
Tut meinem Herzen weh.
Ich hör ein Hirschlein rauschen
Wohl rauschen durch den Wald,
Ich hör mein Lieb sich klagen,
Die Lieb verrauscht so bald.
Laß rauschen. Lieb, laß rauschen,
Ich weiß nicht, wie mir wird,
Die Bächlein immer rauschen,
Und keines sich verirrt.

Translation(s): DUT FRE

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J. Brahms sets stanzas 1-3
W. Heinemann sets stanzas 1-3

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Part of this text is used in Mengelberg's Erinnerung beim Wein.
1 Brahms: "hörte"; Eggers: "hör"
2 Heinemann: "eine feine Magd"
3 Heinemann: "nit"
4 Heinemann: "Ich hab mir ein'n Buhlen erworben"
5 Brahms: "Veiel und grünem Klee" ; Heinemann: "Veil und grünem Klee"
6 Brahms: "Hast du ein Buhlen erworben / In Veiel und grünem Klee" ; Heinemann: "Hast du ein Buhl'n erworben / In Veil und grünem Klee

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lidy van Noordenburg) , "Ik hoord' een beekje ruisen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Laisse bruire, amour, laisse bruire", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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