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Lebet wohl, geliebte Bäume

Language: German (Deutsch)

   Lebet wohl, geliebte Bäume,
Wachset in der Himmelsluft.
Tausend liebevolle Träume
Schlingen sich durch euren Duft.
   Doch was steh' ich und verweile?
Wie so schwer, so bang ist's mir?
Ja, ich gehe! Ja, ich eile!
Aber ach mein Herz bleibt hier.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Claudine von Villa Bella, Leipzig: bey Georg Joachin Göschen, 1788, page 47

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Farewell, beloved trees!", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-11-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-08-28 19:04:17

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