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Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen

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

Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen,
Wer verliebte sich nicht drein!
Sind so reizend zum Entzücken,
Daß sie jedes Herz bestricken,
Wissen doch so stolz zu blicken,
Daß sie [schaffen eitel]1 Pein!
Machen Ruh' und Wohlbefinden,
Sinnen und Erinnrung schwinden,
Wissen stets zu überwinden
Mit dem spielend süßen Schein;
Mit dem spielend süßen Scheine
Fesseln sie die Treu' alleine,
Schaffen, daß in Kummer weine,
Wer da fröhlich pflag zu sein.
Keiner, der geschaut ihr Prangen,
Ist noch ihrem Netz entgangen,
Alle Welt begehrt zu hangen
Tag und Nacht an ihrem Schein.
Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen,
Wer verliebte sich nicht drein!

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE POR

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R. Schumann sets stanzas 1-3, 5-6

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Confirmed with Spanisches Liederbuch von Emanuel Geibel und Paul Heyse, Berlin: Verlag von Wilhelm Hertz (Bessersche Buchhandlung), 1852, pages 79-80

1 Schumann: "eitel schaffen"

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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) , "Duet 'Blauwe ogen heeft het meisje'", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La fille a les yeux bleus", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , "A menina tem olhos azuis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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La fille a les yeux bleus

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

La fille a les yeux bleus,
Qui n'en tomberait amoureux !
Sont si attirants que c'est ravissement,
Savent bien fièrement regarder
Chaque cœur ensorcelé,
C'en est pur tourments.

La fille a les yeux bleus,
Qui n'en tomberait amoureux !
Font repos et bien‑être,
Raison et souvenirs s'envoler.
Savent toujours dominer,
Avec apparente grande facilité.

La fille a les yeux bleus,
Qui n'en tomberait amoureux !
Personne, ayant vu leur éclat,
De leur rets ne s'est échappé,
Tout le monde, nuit et jour,
Désire se prendre à leur lumière.

La fille a les yeux bleus,
Qui n'en tomberait amoureux !

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