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All mein Wirken, all mein Leben

Language: German (Deutsch)

All mein Wirken, all mein Leben,
Strebt nach dir Verehrte hin!
Alle meine Sinne weben
Mir dein Bild o Zauberinn!
Du entflammest meinen Busen
Zu der Leyer Harmonie,
Du begeisterst mehr als Musen
Und entzückest mehr als sie. - -
Ach dein blaues Auge strahlet
Durch den Sturm der Seele mild,
Und dein süßes Lächeln mahlet
Rosig mir der Zukunft Bild.
Herrlich schmückt des Himmels Gränzen
Zwar [Aurorens]1 Purpurlicht,
Aber lieblicheres Glänzen
Uiberdeckt dein Angesicht,
Wenn mit wonnetrunknen Blicken
Ach! und unaussprechlich schön,
Meine Augen voll Entzücken
Purpurn dich erröthen sehn.


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Erstlinge unserer einsamen Stunden von einer Gesellschaft, Zweytes Bändchen. Prag, gedruckt bey Johann Diesbach, 1792, page 25. Note: this source shows no stanza breaks.

1 Schubert: "Aurora's"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Toen ik haar zag blozen", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "When I saw her blush", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Quand je la vis rougir", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Toen ik haar zag blozen

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Al mijn werken, al mijn leven
Is op jou, godin, gericht!
Al mijn zinnen, liefste, weven
Jouw betoov'rend mooi gezicht!
 
Jij ontsteekt in vlam en vuur mij
Voor lyriek en harmonie,
Meer dan Muzen inspireer jij,
Jij verrukt mij meer dan die!
 
Ach, jouw blauwe ogen mild'ren
In mijn ziel het woest malheur,
En jouw lieve lachjes schild'ren
Wat mij wacht, in rozenkleur.
 
Prachtig siert des hemels transen
Wel Aurora's purp'ren licht,
Maar een liefelijker glanzen
Overtrekt jouw aangezicht,
 
Als met zalig-dronken blikken,
Ach, zo mooi en feminien,
Nu mijn ogen, vol verkwikken,
Purperrood jou blozen zien.


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2009 by Lau Kanen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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