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Zur ewgen Ruh' sie sangen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Zur ewgen Ruh' sie sangen
die schöne Müllerin,
die Sterbeglocken klangen
noch übers Waldgut hin.

Da steht ein Fels so kühle,
wo keine Wandrer gehn,
noch einmal nach der Mühle
wollt dort der Jäger sehn.

Die Wälder rauschten leise,
sein Jagen war vorbei,
der blies so irre Weise,
als müsst' das Herz entzwei.

Und still dann in der Runde
ward's über Tal und Höh'n,
man hat seit dieser Stunde
ihn nimmermehr gesehn.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE POR

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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: "The sad huntsman", copyright © 2007
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Le chasseur triste", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Margarida Moreno) , title 1: "O caçador triste", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De treurige jager", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2004-04-02.
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Le chasseur triste

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

On chante le repos éternel
De la belle meunière,
La cloche des morts retentit
Encore sur l'étendue de la forêt.

Il y a là un rocher si froid,
Où aucun promeneur ne va,
Encore une fois vers le moulin
Un chasseur voulut aller voir.

La forêt bruissait doucement,
Sa traque était terminée,
Il sonna de si folle manière
Que son coeur dut se fendre en deux.

Alors à la ronde le silence
Se fit par monts et par vaux,
On ne l'a, depuis cette heure,
Plus jamais revu.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2009 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Der traurige Jäger", appears in Gedichte, in 7. Romanzen DUT ENG POR
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Robert Franz, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Gustav Kanth, Wilhelm Martens, Martin Plüddemann, Bruno Ramann, Robert Alexander Schumann, Ludwig Wilhelm Andreas Maria Thuille, Bruno Walter. Go to the text.

 

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