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Lied des Gärtners

Language: German (Deutsch)

Laßt euch pflücken, laßt euch pflücken,
Lichte Blümlein, meine Lust!
Denn ihr sollet lieblich schmücken
Meiner schönsten Fürstin Brust.

Glühet purpurn nach der Süßen,
Äugelt blau empor zu ihr!
Ach! ihr müßt es endlich büßen,
Sinken ohne Glanz und Zier.

Einst auch glühten meiner Wangen,
Meine Augen hin nach ihr:
Nun ist alles Rot vergangen,
Aller blaue Schimmer mir.


Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Uhland, erster Band, Verlag der Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart, 1898, page 373.


Submitted by Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chanson du jardinier", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-03-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-23 21:09:20
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