Language: German (Deutsch)
Mein Schatz ist nicht da,
Ist weit überm See,
Und so oft ich dran denk',
Tut mir's Herze so weh!
Schön blau ist der See,
Und mein Herz tut mir weh,
Und mein Herz wird nicht g'sund,
Bis mein Schatz wiederkommt.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE IRI ITA
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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Sehnsucht", op. 14 (Acht Lieder und Romanzen) no. 8 (1858), published 1861 [voice and piano], Winterthur, Rieter-Biedermann [
text verified 1 time]
- by Alfred Kohl (1843 - 1887), "Sehnsucht", op. 5 (Sieben zweistimmigen Lieder mit Pianoforte ad lib.) no. 2, published 1885 [vocal duet with piano ad libitum], Leipzig, Eulenburg [
text not verified ]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Longing", copyright ©
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Struggimento", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Nostalgie", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Verlangen", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , title 1: "Tnúthán", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:53
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Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)
Il mio tesoro non sta qui,
si trova lontano sul mare,
a lui penso così spesso,
che il cuore mi fa male!
E' bello e azzurro il mare,
ma mi fa male il cuore,
e mai si potrà risanare,
se non ritorna il mio amore.
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- a text in German (Deutsch) from Volkslieder (Folksongs) , found in a slightly different form in Deutsche Volkslieder (Kretzschmer, Zuccalmaglio: Berlin, 1838-40), under the heading DUT ENG FRE IRI
- This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johannes Brahms, Alfred Kohl. Go to the text.
Text added to the website: 2008-11-29 00:00:00.
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