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Es träumte mir

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

Es träumte mir,
Ich sei dir teuer;
Doch zu erwachen
Bedurft' [ich]1 kaum.
Denn [ach]2 im Traume
Bereits empfand ich,
Es sei ein Traum.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA

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1 Jenner: "es"
2 Brahms: "schon"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Based on

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

  • by Eduard Behm (1862 - 1946), "Spanisch", op. 17 (Acht Gesänge für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 8, published 1899 [voice and piano], Berlin, Ries & Erler [
     text not verified 
    ]
  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Es träumte mir", op. 57 (Acht Lieder und Gesänge) no. 3 (<<1871), published 1872, first performed 1872 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [
     text verified 1 time
    ]
  • by Gustav Jenner (1865 - 1920), "Es träumte mir, ich sei dir theuer", op. 7 (Sechs Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 3, published 1900 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel [
     text verified 1 time
    ]

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "I dreamed", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "J'ai rêvé", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Mi accadde di sognare", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Milla Valkeasuo) , title 1: "Minä uneksin", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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I dreamed

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

I dreamed
I was dear to you;
But to wake up
I hardly dared.
For in the dream
I already understood
That it was only a dream.


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