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Die linden Lüfte sind erwacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die [linden]1 Lüfte sind erwacht,
Sie säuseln und [weben]2 Tag und Nacht,
Sie [schaffen]3 an allen Enden.
O frischer Duft, o neuer Klang!
Nun, armes Herze, sey nicht bang!
Nun muß sich Alles, [Alles]4 wenden.

Die Welt wird schöner [mit]4 jedem Tag,
Man weiß nicht, was noch werden mag,
Das Blühen will nicht enden.
Es blüht das fernste, tieffste Thal.
Nun, armes Herz, vergiß der Qual!
Nun muß sich Alles, [Alles]4 wenden.

Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA

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Confirmed with Deutscher Dichterwald. von Justinus Kerner, Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouqué, Ludwig Uhland und Andern. Tübingen in der J. F. Heerbrandt'schen Buchhandlung. 1813, page 5; and with Gedichte von Ludwig Uhland. Stuttgart und Tübingen in der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. 1815, page 54.

1 Klein: "lauen"
2 some prints convey a read error: "wehen"
3 Hanslick: "schaff'n"
4 omitted by Hanslick

Submitted by David Gordon and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David Gordon) , no title, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Credo printanier", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Fede di primavera", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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Credo printanier

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

Les douces brises s'éveillent,
Elles soufflent et bruissent jour et nuit,
Elles enfantent de toute part.
Ô frais parfums, ô nouvelles sonorités !
Maintenant, pauvre cœur, ne crains rien !
Maintenant tout, tout va changer.

Chaque jour le monde s'embellit,
On ne sait ce qui peut encore arriver,
Les floraisons ne veulent pas cesser ;
Le plus lointain et profond vallon est en fleurs !
Maintenant, pauvre cœur, oublie tes tourments !
Maintenant tout, tout va changer.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Frühlingsglaube", written 1812, appears in Lieder, in Frühlingslieder, no. 2, first published 1813 CAT DUT ENG ITA SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): C. Altenburg, Francis Edward Bache, Gary Bachlund, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Franz von Blon, August Bungert, Friedrich Curschmann, Berthold Damcke, Robert Eitner, Catharinus Elling, Heinrich Evers, Ernst Hans Fährmann, Ernst Frank, Robert Franz, H. Fuchs, Hermann Goetz, Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffmann, J. Jacques Haakman, Eduard Hanslick, Moritz Hauptmann, Wilhelm Herzberg, Heinrich , Freiherr von Herzogenberg, Alexis Holländer, Emil Hoppe, Bernhard Klein, Richard Kleinmichel, Theobald Kretschmann, Conradin Kreutzer, Franz Krinninger, Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken, X. Küster, Franz Paul Lachner, Josephine Lang, Otto Lohse, Carl Adolf Lorenz, Dr., Julius Joseph Maier, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Klaus Miehling, Victor Ernst Nessler, Willem Frederick Gerard Nicolai, Hermann Theobald Petschke, Rudolph, Freiherr von Procházka, Adolf Reichel, Friedrich Reichel, Karl Gottlieb Reissiger, Josef Renner, jun., Ernst Friedrich Eduard Richter, Franz Ries, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Julius Schäffer, Otto Scherzer, Franz Peter Schubert, August Schulz, Carl Schuppert, Friedrich Silcher, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Eduard Stocker, Julius Stockhaus, Wilhelm Taubert, Eduard Tauwitz, Rudolf Thoma, Caroline Unger-Sabatier, Ernest Vietor, Siegfried Wagner, Joseph Weiss. Go to the text.


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