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Die abgeblühte Linde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wirst du halten, was du schwurst,
Wenn mir die Zeit die Locken bleicht?
Wie du über Berge fuhrst,
Eilt das Wiedersehn nicht leicht.

Änd'rung ist das Kind der Zeit,
Womit Trennung uns bedroht,
Und was die Zukunft beut,
Ist ein blässer's Lebensroth.

Sieh, die Linde blühet noch,
Als du heute von ihr gehst;
Wirst sie wieder finden, doch
Ihre Blüthen stiehlt der West.

Einsam steht sie dann, vorbei
Geht man kalt, bemerkt sie kaum.
Nur der Gärtner bleibt ihr treu,
Denn er liebt in ihr den Baum.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Note: No published source of this poem is known. Most likely Schubert received the text in manuscript form from Széchényi, the dedicatee of Schubert's op. 7.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Authorship

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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "El til•ler desflorit", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De uitgebloeide linde", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The faded linden", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le tilleul fané", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2017-08-23 12:53:53
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De uitgebloeide linde

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

Zul je doen straks wat je zwoer,
Wanneer de tijd mijn lokken bleekt?
Voor wie over bergen voer,
Weerzien niet vanzelf meer spreekt.

Omslag is wat tijd voortbrengt,
Waarmee scheiding ons bedreigt,
En wat de toekomst brengt,
Is dat 't leven fletsheid krijgt.

Zie, de linde bloeit nu nog,
Nu vandaag je reis begint;
Zult hem zeker terugzien, doch
Al zijn bloesems steelt de wind.

Eenzaam staat hij dan, en gauw
Loopt men langs, hem amper ziend.
Slechts de tuinman blijft hem trouw,
Want de boom zelf is zijn vriend.


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2005 by Lau Kanen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2005-12-15.
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