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Language: German (Deutsch)

Vorfrühling seufzt in weiter Nacht,
daß mir das Herze brechen will;
die Lande ruhn so menschenstill,
nur ich bin aufgewacht.

Oh horch, nun bricht des Eises Wall
auf allen Strömen, allen Seen;
mir ist, ich müßte mit vergehn
und, Woge, wieder auferstehn
zu neuem Klippenfall.

Die Lande ruhn so menschenstill;
nur hier und dort ist wer erwacht,
und seine Seele weint und lacht,
wie es der Tauwind will.

Translation(s): FRE

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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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Printemps", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-11-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:10
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Word count: 68

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