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Die Linde blühte, die Nachtigall sang

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Linde blühte, die Nachtigall sang,
Die Sonne lachte mit freundlicher Lust;
Da küßtest du mich, und dein Arm mich umschlang,
Da preßtest du mich an die schwellende Brust.
 
Die Blätter fielen, der Rabe schrie hohl,
Die Sonne grüßte verdrossenen Blicks;
Da sagten wir frostig einander: "Lebwohl!"
Da knickstest du höflich den höflichsten Knicks.


Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE ITA RUS

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 131.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist RUS ENG FRE by Pasquale Guarino.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Wilhelm Aleksandrovich Sorgenfrei (1882 - 1938) ENG FRE ITA by Edison Vasilyevich Denisov.

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Text added to the website: 2008-01-19.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 20:21:28
Line count: 8
Word count: 54

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Пел соловей

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

Пел соловей, и липа цвела,
Приветно смеялось светило дня;
И ты с поцулуем меня привлекла
К себе на грудь, обняв меня.

Угрюмо туманился солнца лик,
Листы опадали под крик ворон,
И холоден был расставанья миг,
И ты мне отвесила светский поклон.


Submitted by Dmitri Smirnov

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 25 ENG FRE FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): John Clement Adams, Ferdinand Gottfried Baake, Hermann Drechsler, Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, Don Forsythe, Gregory Hayes, Ch. Merten, Edward Staempfli, Oscar Strasnoy, Joel Weiss. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2008-01-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:34
Line count: 8
Word count: 41