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Wenn der Frühling kommt mit dem...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn der Frühling kommt mit dem Sonnenschein,
Dann knospen und blühen die Blümlein auf;
Wenn der Mond beginnt seinen Strahlenlauf,
Dann schwimmen die Sternlein hinterdrein;
Wenn der Sänger zwei süße Äuglein sieht, 
Dann quellen ihm Lieder aus tiefem Gemüt; --
Doch Lieder und Sterne und Blümelein,
Und Äuglein und Mondglanz und Sonnenschein,
[Wie sehr das Zeug auch gefällt,
So machts doch noch lang keine Welt.]1

Translation(s): DUT FRE RUS

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1 Mendelssohn-Hensel:
Sind alles nur tändelnder Scherz
Und meine Welt ist dein liebendes Herz.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Lau Kanen [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "En vérité", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2017-03-10 16:18:25
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Word count: 64

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

Когда солнце светит ранней весной,
Распускаются пышно кругом цветы;
Когда месяц плывёт дорогой ночной,
Выплывают звёздв, ясны, чисты;
Когда глазки милой видит поэт,
Он песнею славит их сладостный свет.
Но и песни, и звёзды и луна,
И глазки, и солнечный цвет, и весна,
Как бы ими ни полнилась грудь,
В этом мире не вся ещё суть...

Submitted by Dmitri Smirnov

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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)

Text added to the website: 2008-01-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:34
Line count: 10
Word count: 56