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Weh ist mein Herz

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

Weh ist mein Herz, im Auge die Trän',
Lang, hab ich keine Freude mehr gesehn,
Verlassen und einsam trag ich meinen Schmerz,
Und die Stimme des Mitleids kühlt nimmer mein Herz!
O, wenn ich wär, wo das Glück mir einst schien,
Drunten am Strom, am Schlosse dort so grün;
Denn dort geht er einsam und denket wohl mein,
Ach und ich steh so ferne mit all dieser Pein.
Lieb, du hast Freud, und tief hab ich geliebt,
Lieb, du hast Leid, und tief ward ich betrübt,
Doch dies wunde Herz, das sich ängstet so sehr,
Bald, ach balde pocht es nicht mehr.

Submitted by 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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Ferdinand von Hiller.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Wilhelm Christoph Leonhard Gerhard (1780 - 1858) , "Liebesweh" ENG ; composed by Heinrich Esser, Heinrich August Marschner.

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