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September

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Garten trauert,
Kühl sinkt in die Blumen der Regen.
Der Sommer schauert
Still seinem Ende entgegen. 

Golden tropft Blatt um Blatt
Nieder vom hohen Akazienbaum.
Sommer lächelt erstaunt und matt
In den sterbenden Gartentraum. 

Lange noch bei den Rosen
Bleibt er stehen, sehnt sich nach Ruh.
Langsam tut er die großen
Müdgewordnen Augen zu.


Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG FRE FRI GRE IRI ITA NOR POL SPA

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 308.


Submitted by John Versmoren and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship

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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Setembre", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Geart van der Meer) , "September", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "September", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "September", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Septembre", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRI Frisian [singable] (Geart van der Meer) , "Septimber", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Σεπτέμβρης", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "Meán Fómhair", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Francesco Campanella) , "Settembre", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "September", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Alicja Istigniejew) , "Wrzesień", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Abel Alamillo Fernández) , "Septiembre", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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Septembre

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

Le jardin pleure,
Froide, la pluie coule sur les fleurs.
L'été frémit,
Muet à l'approche de sa fin.

L'or goutte de feuille en feuille,
Tombe du grand acacia.
L'été sourit, étonné et alangui,
Dans le rêve mourant du jardin.

Longtemps encore, auprès des roses
Il reste là, aspirant au repos.
Lentement il ferme ses grands yeux
Qui s'ensommeillent.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "September", subtitle: "(1927)", written 1927 CAT DUT DUT ENG FRI GRE IRI ITA NOR POL SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Werner Bühler, Hans Kracke, Franz Krause, Harald Kruse, Hans Nahme, Johannes Nørgaard, Herbert Schweikert, Klaus Sochatzy, Richard Georg Strauss, Karl Heinz Taubert, Werner Vogel, Helmut Wagner. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2008-03-28.
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