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O schwöre nicht und küsse nur

Language: German (Deutsch)

O schwöre nicht und küsse nur,
Ich glaube keinem Weiberschwur!
Dein Wort ist süß, doch süßer ist
Der Kuß, den ich dir abgeküßt!
Den hab ich, und dran glaub ich auch,
Das Wort ist eitel Dunst und Hauch.

O schwöre, Liebchen, immerfort,
Ich glaube dir aufs bloße Wort!
An deinen Busen sink ich hin,
Und glaube, daß ich selig bin;
Ich glaube, Liebchen, ewiglich,
Und noch viel länger, liebst du mich.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE ITA RUS SWE

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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 122.


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

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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)

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-02 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-12-02 19:20:24

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O! Zweer het niet

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

[O zweer het niet, maar zoen me gauw, 
'k Geloof aan geenen eed der vrouw, 
Uw woord is zoet, doch zoeter klonk]1
De kus dien ik u lachend schonk. 
Dien heb ik, dien vertrouw ik ook, 
Het woord is ijl geschallen rook. 

O liefje, zweer nu immer voort, 
'k Geloof u op het bloote woord, 
Op uwen boezem zink ik neer, 
'k Geloof nu aan den hemel weer. 
'k Geloof u liefjen voor altijd, 
Dat g'eeuwig mijne liefste zijt.


Note: in the repeat, Huberti has: "O zweer het niet, maar kus me gauw,/ 'k Geloof aan geenen eed der vrouw, / Uw woord is zoet, maar zoeter klonk de zoen,"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 13 ENG FRE FRE FRE FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Akhilles Nikolayevich Alferaki, R. Benyovszky, Nadia Boulanger, O. Esfonde, Gustave Léon Huberti, Johann Rufinatscha, A. von Sigmond, Marcel Tyberg, Konrad Ulrich Alexander, Graf von Wartensleben, Joel Weiss, Friedrich von Wickede. Go to the text.

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: 2009-03-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39

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