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Jeg vandred i lien så tung og så ene

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Jeg vandred i lien så tung og så ene;
de småfugle kvidred fra busker og grene;
så listelig kvidred de sangere små:
hør til, hvordan kærlighed monne opstå!

Den vokser som eken i årene lange;
den næres ved tanker og sorger og sange.
Den spirer så let; i den flygtigste stund
fæster den rødder i hjertets grund!

Translation(s): ENG GER

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

Text added to the website: 2014-11-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-11-25 11:36:11

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Gudmunds erster Gesang

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Norwegian (Bokmål)

Ich wandelte sinnend allein auf der Halde
Da zwitscherten ringsum die Vöglein im Walde.
So hell erscholl ihr lustiges Lied.
Hör'an, hör'an, wie die Liebe im Herzen erblüht!
Sie wächst wie die eiche wohl Jahre lang,
Sie nährt sich von Sorgen, von Traum und Gesang,
Sie keimet geschwind in der flüchtigsten Stund'
Faßet sie Wurzel im Herzensgrund!

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Gudmunds erster Gesang", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-01-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:03

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