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Valse brillante

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Tanz von Chopin lärmt im Saal,
Ein wilder, zügelloser Tanz.
Die Fenster leuchten wetterfahl,
Den Flügel ziert ein welker Kranz.

Den Flügen du, die Geige ich,
So spielen wir und enden nicht
Und warten angstvoll, du und ich,
Wer wohl zuerst den Zauber bricht.

Wer wohl zuerst einhält im Takt
Und von sich weg die Lichter schiebt,
Und wer zuerst die Frage sagt,
Auf die es keine Antwort gibt.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust


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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Valse brillante", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-06-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:15
Line count: 12
Word count: 70

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