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Dunkel, wie dunkel in Wald und in Feld!

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Sorbian (Lusatian)

Dunkel, wie dunkel in Wald und in Feld!
  Abend schon ist es, nun schweiget die Welt.

Nirgend noch Licht und nirgend noch Rauch,
  Ja, und die Lerche sie schweiget nun auch.

Kommt aus dem Dorfe der Bursche heraus,
  Gibt das Geleit der Geliebten nach Haus,

Führt sie am Weidengebüsche vorbei,
  Redet so viel und so mancherlei:

"Leidest du Schmach und betrübest du dich,
  Leidest du Schmach von andern um mich,

Werde die Liebe getrennt so geschwind,
  Schnell, wie wir früher vereiniget sind.

Scheide mit Regen und scheide mit Wind,
  Schnell wie wir früher vereiniget sind."

Spricht das Mägdelein, Mägdelein spricht:
  "Unsere Liebe sie trennet sich nicht!

Fest ist der Stahl und das Eisen gar sehr,
  Unsere Liebe ist fester noch mehr.

Eisen und Stahl, man schmiedet sie um,
  Unsere Liebe, wer wandelt sie um?

Eisen und Stahl, sie können zergehn,
  Unsere Liebe muß ewig bestehn!"


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA

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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):

  • ENG English (Leonard Lehrman) , title 1: "Of eternal love", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alvaro De la Cruz) , title 1: "Del amor eterno", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Over eeuwige liefde", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Dell'amore eterno", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "D'amour éternel", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
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Del amor eterno

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

¡Oscuro, qué oscuro en el bosque y el campo!
Es noche ya, ahora guarda silencio el mundo.
En ninguna parte aún luz y en ninguna parte aún humo,
sí, y ahora la alondra guarda también silencio.
Viene de las afueras de la aldea el muchacho,
a la amada lleva el amado hacia casa,
junto a los sauces la conduce,
mucho así le habla y de muchas cosas.
Si grandes son tus sufrimientos y tus ansias,
si grandes penas padeces por mi causa,
que entonces el amor se quiebre entre nosotros,
y rápidamente de nuevo vuelva a unirnos.
Que en la lluvia y el viento se aleje,
y vuelva a unirnos nuevamente.
Hablara entonces la muchacha y dijera:
¡Nuestro amor nunca se romperá!
Si sólido es el acero y duro el hierro,
aún nuestro amor será más fuerte.
Hierro y acero forjarse pueden,
mas nuestro amor, ¿qué pudiera alterarlo?
¡Hierro y acero fundirse pueden,
mas nuestro amor dura eternamente!


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Text added to the website: 2005-09-06.
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