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Da fahr' ich still im Wagen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Da fahr' ich still im Wagen,
Du bist so weit von mir, 
Wohin er mich mag tragen,
Ich bleibe doch bei dir.

Da fliegen Wälder, Klüfte
Und schöne Täler tief
Und Lerchen hoch in Lüften,
Als ob dein' Stimme rief.

Die Sonne lustig scheinet
Weit über das Revier,
Ich bin so froh verweinet,
Und singe still in mir.

Vom Berge geht's hinunter,
Das Posthorn schallt im Grund,
Mein' Seel' wird mir so munter,
Grüß' dich aus Herzensgrund.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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: "I travel silently in the coach", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Dans la voiture, je voyage en silence", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
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Dans la voiture, je voyage en silence

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

Dans la voiture, je voyage en silence,
Tu es si loin de moi,
Où qu'elle puisse me mener,
Je resterai toujours près de toi.

Là filent les forêts, les abîmes
Et de belles et profondes vallées,
Et les alouettes, haut dans le ciel
Comme si ta voix appelait.

Le soleil brille gaiement,
Loin au-dessus du pays
Je suis si joyeux et en larmes,
Et en moi je chante en silence.

On descend de la montagne,
En bas le cor du postillon retentit,
Comme mon âme devient allègre,
Je te salue du fond du cœur.


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Text added to the website: 2009-01-28.
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