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Mein Herz ist wie die dunkle Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Herz ist wie die dunkle Nacht,
Wenn alle Wipfel rauschen;
Da steigt der Mond in voller Pracht
Aus Wolken sacht,
Und sieh, - der Wald verstummt in tiefem Lauschen.

Der Mond, der [helle]1 Mond bist du:
[Aus]2 deiner Liebesfülle
Wirf einen, einen Blick mir zu 
Voll Himmelsruh',
Und sieh, dies ungestüme Herz - wird stille.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE HEB

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1 Mendelssohn: "lichte"
2 Mendelssohn: "In"

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Charles Tomlinson Griffes)
  • ENG English (Carl Johengen) , "My heart is like the dark night", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Ehud Shapiro) , "הירח", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:29

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הירח

Language: Hebrew (עברית) after the German (Deutsch)

לבי קודר כלייל, עת כל הצמרות מרשרשות; אז זורח הירח במלוא הודו, בעדינות מבין העננים, וראה -- היער מחריש בהקשבה עמוקה. הירח, אתה הירח הבוהק: מתוך שפעת אהבתך הבט אלי אחת מלא שלוה שמימית, וראה, הלב הסוער -- שקט.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Hebrew (עברית) copyright © 2006 by Ehud Shapiro, (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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Emanuel von Geibel (1815 - 1884), no title, appears in Jugendgedichte, in 1. Erstes Buch, in Lieder als Intermezzo, no. 13 DUT ENG ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Károly Aggházy, Albert Felix, Graf Amadei, Sophie Wolf Baudissin, Gräfin, Carl Bieber, Martin Blumner, John Böie, August Bungert, Hans Bussmeyer, Gustav Erlanger, Heinrich Esser, August Glück, Carl Grammann, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, R. Hasenclever, Carl Heinemann, Adolf Jensen, Fritz Kauffmann, Hugo Wilhelm Ludwig Kaun, Marie Charlotte Henriette von Kehler, Karl Krall, Eduard Lassen, Heinrich August Marschner, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Ferdinand Möhring, Friedrich August Naubert, Joseph Pache, Hans Erich Pfitzner, Wilhelm Maria Puchtler, Louis Rakemann, Franz Ries, Karl Schröder, Hermann Strusch, Heinrich Urban, Victor von Woikowsky-Biedau. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2006-10-04 00:00:00.

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