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Schlafend trägt man mich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schlafend trägt man mich
in mein Heimatland.
Ferne komm' ich her,
über Gipfel, über Schlünde,
über ein dunkles Meer
in mein Heimatland.

Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA NOR POL

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Confirmed with Alfred Mombert, Der Glühende, zweite veränderte Auflage, J.C.C.Bruns, Minden i.W., 1902, page 65.

Submitted by Jakob Kellner and Sharon Krebs [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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in Polish (Polski), a translation by Stanisław Barącz (1864 - 1936) , Text by Stanis/law Bara`cz NOR ENG ITA FRE by Karol Maciej Szymanowski.

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

  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Jakob Kellner) , title 1: "Sleeping, I am carried", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "En dormant, je suis emporté", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Addormentato mi portano", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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Sovende bærer man meg

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

Sovende bærer man meg
til mitt hjemland!
Fra det fjerne kommer jeg hit,
over topper, over avgrunner,
over et mørkt hav
til mitt hjemland.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Norwegian (Bokmål) copyright © 2008 by Marianne Beate Kielland, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Alfred Mombert (1872 - 1942), no title, appears in Der Glühende: ein Gedichtwerk, no. 58 ENG FRE ITA POL
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Conrad Ansorge, Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Michael Brough, Elsa Gregory, Armin Knab, Joseph Marx, Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Adam Taylor, Otto Vrieslander. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2008-03-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39
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