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Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein,
Wie gern wär ich bei dir,
So [fließen]1 zwei tiefe Wasser
Wohl zwischen dir und mir.

Das bringt mir großen Schmerze,
Herzallerliebster G'sell,
Red' ich von ganzem Herzen,
Habs für groß Ungefall.

Hoff' Zeit wird es wohl enden,
Hoff' Glück [werd']2 kommen drein,
Sich in alls Guts verwenden,
Herzliebstes Elselein.


Translation(s): FIN IRI

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1 Thiel: "rinnen"
2 Thiel: "wird"

Submitted by Bart O'Brien

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Johannes Brahms, Robert Franz, Eduard Lassen, Johann Diebold.

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

  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2004-12-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:11
Line count: 12
Word count: 54

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