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Befreit

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du wirst nicht weinen. Leise, leise
wirst du lächeln: und wie zur Reise
geb' ich dir Blick und Kuß zurück.
Unsre lieben vier Wände! Du hast sie bereitet,
ich habe sie dir zur Welt [geweitet]1 --
o Glück!

Dann wirst du heiß meine Hände fassen
und wirst mir deine Seele lassen,
läßt unsern Kindern mich zurück.
Du schenktest mir dein ganzes Leben,
ich will es ihnen wiedergeben --
o Glück!

Es wird sehr bald sein, wir wissen's beide,
wir haben einander befreit vom Leide;
so [geb']2 ich dich der Welt zurück.
Dann wirst du mir nur noch im Traum erscheinen
und mich segnen und [mit mir]3 weinen --
o Glück!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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1 Goldmark: "erweitet"
2 Strauss: "gab'"
3 Goldmark: "um mich"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Sílvia Pujalte Piñán) , "Alliberat", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Bevrijd", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Freed", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Libérée", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Liberazione", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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