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Gute Ruh, gute Ruh!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Gute Ruh, gute Ruh!
Tu die Augen zu!
Wandrer, du müder, du bist zu Haus.
Die Treu' ist hier,
Sollst liegen bei mir,
Bis das Meer will trinken die Bächlein aus.

Will betten dich kühl
Auf weichem Pfühl
In dem blauen kristallenen Kämmerlein.
Heran, heran,
Was wiegen kann,
Woget und wieget den Knaben mir ein!

Wenn ein Jagdhorn schallt
Aus dem grünen Wald,
Will ich sausen und brausen wohl um dich her.
Blickt nicht herein,
Blaue Blümelein!
Ihr macht meinem Schläfer die Träume so schwer.

Hinweg, hinweg
Von dem Mühlensteg,
Hinweg, hinweg,
Böses [Mägdlein]1!
Daß ihn dein Schatten nicht weckt!
Wirf mir herein
Dein Tüchlein fein,
Daß ich die Augen ihm halte bedeckt!

Gute Nacht, gute Nacht!
Bis alles wacht,
Schlaf aus deine Freude, schlaf aus dein Leid!
Der Vollmond steigt,
Der Nebel weicht,
Und der Himmel da oben, wie ist er so weit!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE GRE ITA KOR

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1 Schubert: "Mägdelein"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The Brook's Lullaby", copyright ©
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Het wiegelied van het beekje", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "La ninna nanna del ruscello", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La berceuse du ruisseau", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Cançó de bressol del rierol", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , title 1: "시냇물의 자장가", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title 1: "Puron kehtolaulu", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Athanasios Papaisiou) , title 1: "Το νανούρισμα του ρυακιού", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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La berceuse du ruisseau

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

Repose-toi bien, repose-toi bien,
Ferme tes yeux !
Voyageur fatigué,tu es à la maison.
La fidélité est ici,
Tu reposeras près de moi,
Jusqu'à ce que la mer boive le petit ruisseau.
 
Je te ferai un lit frais
Sur un oreiller doux,
Dans la petite chambre bleu cristal,
Venez, venez,
Tous ceux qui peuvent bercer,
Balancez et bercez ce garçon !
 
Quand un cor de chasse sonnera
Dans la forêt verte,
Je ferai du bruit tout autour de toi,
Ne regardez pas dedans,
Petites fleurs bleues !
Vous donnez à mon dormeur des rêves si troublés.
 
Va-t-en, va-t-en,
Du chemin du moulin,
Va-t-en, va-t-en,
Méchante fillette !
Que ton ombre ne le réveille pas.
Lance-moi dedans
Ton joli mouchoir
Que je couvre ses yeux avec !
 
Bonne nuit, bonne nuit !
Jusqu'à ce que tout s'éveille,
Que ton sommeil chasse ta joie, tes chagrins !
La pleine lune se lève,
Le brouillard se dissipe,
Et le ciel au-dessus, comme il est vaste !


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Text added to the website: 2008-12-30.
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