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Sah ein Knab' ein Röslein stehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sah ein Knab' ein Röslein stehn,
Röslein auf der Heiden,
War so jung und morgenschön,
Lief er schnell es nah zu sehn,
Sah's mit vielen Freuden.
Röslein, Röslein, Röslein roth,
Röslein auf der Heiden.
 
Knabe sprach: ich breche dich,
Röslein auf der Heiden!
Röslein sprach: ich steche dich,
Daß du ewig denkst an mich,
Und ich will's nicht leiden.
Röslein, Röslein, Röslein roth,
Röslein auf der Heiden.
 
Und der wilde Knabe brach
's Röslein auf der Heiden;
Röslein wehrte sich und stach,
Half [ihr]1 doch kein Weh und Ach,
Mußt' es eben leiden.
Röslein, Röslein, Röslein roth,
Röslein auf der Heiden.


Translation(s): CAT CHI DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE HUN HUN ITA POL

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe letzter Hand, Erster Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1827, page 17.

First published in a different version by Johann Gottfried Herder in 1772 with the title "Fabelliedchen", and again in 1779 with the title "Röschen auf der Heide" (see below).

1 Reichardt: "ihm"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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)

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Yen-Chiang Che) , "野地上的小玫瑰", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Heideroosje", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Walter Meyer) , "Rose blossom on the heath", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Leonard Lehrman) , "Roselet on the heather", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) [singable] (Bélanger) , "Rose sauvage"
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Petite rose de la lande", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Rosellina selvaggia", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2017-10-15 19:00:37
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Heideroosje

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

'n Knaapje zag een roosje staan,
Roosje op de heide,
't Was zo mooi als ochtendmaan,
Hij ging vlug er dichtbij staan,
Zag 't en was zeer blijde.
Roosje, roosje, roosje rood,
Roosje op de heide.

't Knaapje sprak: ik breek je wel,
Roosje op de heide!
't Roosje sprak: Ik steek je wel,
Dat vergeet je niet zo snel,
'k Zou dat maar vermijden.
Roosje, roosje, roosje rood,
Roosje op de heide.

En de ruwe jongen brak
't Roosje op de heide.
't Roosje weerde zich en stak,
Aan zijn huilen had het lak:
Wie niet hoort moet lijden.
Roosje, roosje, roosje rood,
Roosje op de heide.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Heidenröslein", written 1771, first published 1772 CAT CHI ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE HUN HUN ITA POL FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Ludwig van Beethoven, Adolphe Blanc, Johannes Brahms, Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf, Jeannette Antonie Bürde, Friedrich, Freiherr von Dalberg, Constantin Decker, Heinrich Dorn, Niels Wilhelm Gade, Eduard August Grell, Peter Grønland, Georg Christoph Grossheim, Hans Harthan, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Moritz Hauptmann, Carl Gottlieb Hering, Alexis Holländer, Rafael Joseffy, Johann Christoph Kienlen, Arno Kleffel, Franz Lehár, Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, Heinrich Meyer, Ferdinand Möhring, Hans Georg Nägeli, Karl Guido Nakonz, Johann Joseph David Naret-Koning, Béla Nemes Hegyi, Franz Otto, Rudolf Philipp, Bruno Ramann, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Karl Gottlieb Reissiger, Andreas Jakob Romberg, Heinrich von Sahr, Franz Peter Schubert, Robert Schumann, August Schuster, Ferdinand Stegmayer, Wilhelm Taubert, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, August Heinrich von Weyrauch. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2005-07-05.
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