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Auf dem Teich, dem Regungslosen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Auf dem Teich, dem Regungslosen,
Weilt des Mondes holder Glanz,
Flechtend seine bleichen Rosen
In des Schilfes grünen Kranz.

Hirsche wandeln dort am Hügel,
Blicken [in]1 die Nacht empor;
Manchmal regt sich das Geflügel
Träumerisch im tiefen Rohr.

Weinend muß mein Blick sich senken;
Durch die tiefste Seele geht
Mir ein süßes Deingedenken,
Wie ein stilles Nachtgebet.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE FRE ITA

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1 Mendelssohn: "durch"

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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)

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "On the pond, the motionless one", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Walter A. Aue) , "On the pond's serene reposes", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sullo stagno, senza un'onda", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Sur l'étang, immobile

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

Sur l'étang, immobile,
S'étend l'éclat délicat de la lune
Tissant ses pâles roses
Dans la verte couronne des roseaux.

Des cerfs passent là-bas sur la colline;
Levant le regard [vers]1 la nuit;
Parfois des oiseaux s'agitent,
Rêveurs, au sein des joncs.

En pleurant, je dois abaisser mon regard;
Au plus profond de mon âme passe
Une douce pensée de toi
Comme une silencieuse prière nocturne.


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1 Kienzl : dans

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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., 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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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 1. Erstes Buch, in Sehnsucht, in Schilflieder, no. 5 DUT ENG ENG ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Heinrich, Freiherr von Bach, as Heinrich Molbe, Ernst Bacon, Conrad Baden, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Wilhelm Claussen, Toni Edelmann, Louis Ehlert, Ernst II, Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Reinhold Fleischer, Robert Franz, A. Friedland, Albert Fuchs, Paul Geisler, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Eduard Hermes, Wilhelm Kienzl, Hans Kretzschmer, Julius Lammers, Henri Marteau, Max Mayer, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Oscar Merz, Friedrich August Naubert, Franz Ries, Wilhelm Rust, Alwin Schutzer, Clemens Seidel, Ferdinand Sieber, Edgar Pierre Joseph Tinel, Wilhelm Moritz Vogel, Eugen von Volborth, Wilhelm Weckbecker, Max von Weinzierl, Theodor Wranitzky. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2009-07-13.
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