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Ich soll dir Lieder singen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich soll dir Lieder singen -
Ich weiß keine Lieder mehr!
Ich möchte mit dir ringen
Und dich zwingen, du Wilde; komm her!

Komm her und höre drinnen
Das Lied in meiner Brust,
Daß du mit allen Sinnen
Mich lieben und mein sein mußt.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 458.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "I am to sing you songs...", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Il me faut te chanter une chanson", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-07-06.
Last modified: 2018-08-31 17:23:37
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