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Schöne Sennin, noch einmal

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schöne Sennin, noch einmal
Singe deinen Ruf in's Thal,
Daß die frohe Felsensprache
Deinem hellen Ruf erwache.
 
Horch, o [Mädchen]1 Sennin, wie dein Sang
In die Brust den Bergen drang,
Wie dein Wort die Felsenseelen
Freudig fort und fort erzählen!
 
Aber einst, wie Alles flieht,
Scheidest du mit deinem Lied,
Wenn dich Liebe fortbewogen,
Oder dich der Tod entzogen.
 
Und verlassen werden stehn,
Traurig stumm herübersehn
Dort die grauen Felsenzinnen
Und auf deine Lieder sinnen.


Translation(s): DUT DUT ENG FRE ITA

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Confirmed with Nicolaus Lenau's sämtliche Werke in einem Band, herausgegeben von G. Emil Barthel, Zweite, durch eine Biographie des Dichters vermehrte Auflage, Leipzig: Druck und Verlag von Philipp Reclam jun., [no year], page 89

1 Fibich, Mendelssohn-Hensel, Schumann: "Sennin"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Els Vervoort) , "De alpenherderin", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De koeienhoedster", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La bergère", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "La pastora", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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La bergère

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

Belle bergère, encore une fois
Chante ton appel dans la vallée
Que le joyeux langage des rochers
S'éveille à ton appel sonore !

Entends, ô bergère, comme ton chant
Pénètre le sein de la montagne,
Comme tes paroles, par l'âme des rochers
Sont joyeusement répétées, encore et encore !

Mais un jour, puisque tout passe,
Tu partiras avec ta chanson,
Lorsque l'amour t'aura entrainée,
Ou que la mort t'aura emportée.

Et nous resterons là, abandonnés,
Tristes, muets, à regarder là-haut
Les créneaux gris des rochers
Et à songer à tes chansons.


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