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Liebessehnen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein erster Gedanke,
Mein letzter Gedanke,
Geliebte, bist du;
Wenn ich erwache,
Wenn ich entschlummre,
Gedenke ich dein.

Von dir kaum geschieden,
Verlangt es mich sehnend
Von Neuem zurück;
Ich zähle die Stunden
Mit heißem Verlangen
Dich wiederzusehn.

Es dränget die Seele
Zur glücklichen Nähe,
Ich eile zu dir;
Wenn ich dich gefunden,
So bin ich beseligt,
Im Himmel schon hier!


Translation(s): ENG

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J. Lang sets stanza 1

Text verified with Gedichte des Königs Ludwig von Bayern, Erster Theil, zweite vermehrte Ausgabe, München: Verlag der Literarischen Artistischen Anstalt der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, page 260

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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)

  • by Karl Graefe , "Liebessehnen", op. 5 (Drei Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 2, published 1898 [voice and piano], Leipzig, K. Vogel [
     text not verified 
    ]
  • by Josephine Lang (1815 - 1880), "Liebessehnen", op. 1 (Acht deutsche Lieder) no. 3 (1828), published 1831, stanza 1 [voice and piano], München, Falter und Sohn, note: published without an opus number; designated by Lang in 1867 as opus 1 [
     text not verified 
    ]

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Love's Longing", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2006-06-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:19
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Word count: 61

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