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So oft sie kam, erschien mir die Gestalt

Language: German (Deutsch)

So oft sie kam, erschien mir die Gestalt
So lieblich wie das erste Grün im Wald.

Und was sie sprach, drang mir zum Herzen ein
Süß wie des Frühlings erstes Lied [im Hain]1.

Und als Lebwohl sie winkte mit der Hand,
War's, ob der letzte Jugendtraum mir schwand.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA

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1 omitted by Schumann.

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Komen en weggaan", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Arrival and Parting", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Venir et se séparer", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Incontro e separazione", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Venir et se séparer

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

Aussi souvent qu'elle venait, son image m'apparaissait
Aussi charmante que la première feuille dans la forêt.

Et ce qu'elle disait, me pénétrait le cœur
Doucement, comme le premier chant du printemps dans le bois.

Et quand de la main elle me fit un signe d'adieu,
Ce fut comme si en moi chancelait le dernier rêve de ma jeunesse.


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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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), "Kommen und Scheiden", appears in Gedichte, in 4. Viertes Buch, in Liebesklänge DUT ENG ITA SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Carl Banck, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Alfred Julius Becher, Albert Ernst Anton Becker, Leopold Damrosch, Eugen Hildach, Friedrich Hinrichs, Halfdan Kjerulf, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Emanuel Moór, Ernst Otto Nodnagel, Franz Philipp, Eugen Philips, Hother Ploug, Josef Renner, jun., Franz Ries, Jakob Rosenhain, Othmar Schoeck, Robert Schumann, Richard Wickenhauser. Go to the text.

 

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