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Wie freundlich strahlt die helle Morgensonne

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

Graf Eberbach
Wie freundlich strahlt die helle Morgensonne
Auf mich herab, auf diesen Tag der Wonne!
Bald naht der Dorfbewohner frohe Schar,
Sie bringen Wünsche mancher Art mir dar.
«Gesundheit, langes Leben»,
So schallt's vom Mund der Gäste,
Doch wünsch' ich mir daneben
Das Köstlichste, das Beste:

Heiterkeit und Fröhlichkeit,
Ihr Götter dieses Lebens,
Euch zu sehen, zu erflehen,
Ist das Ziel des Strebens!
Oh, du holde Seligkeit,
Die des Menschen Herz erfreut,
Jubelnd ruf' ich aus: Ziehe nie hinaus!
Oh, holde Göttin Freude,
Gib mir immer das Geleite!
Seh' ich Blumen blühen,
Will's mich immer ziehen,
Sie sogleich zu pflücken,
Mich damit zu schmücken.
Ja, es bringt mir jede Sonne
Neue Lust und neue Wonne!
Kommt auf meinen Wegen
Etwas mir entgegen,
Was die Freude stört,
Lust in Schmerz verkehrt,
Werden stiller meine Lieder!
Aber gleich sing' ich doch wieder:
Heiterkeit und Fröhlichkeit! usw.
Hübsche Mädchen, hübsche Frauen,
Kann ich euch nur immer schauen!
Holde Sterne meines Lebens,
Ihr ruft nie, nein, nie vergebens.
Doch durch Liebe nicht allein
Zieht die Freude bei mir ein.
Sinkt der Abend nieder,
Dann im Kreis der Brüder,
Wenn Champagner winket,
Wenn man jubelt, trinket,
Dann ertönen meine Sänge
Bei der Laute frohen Klängen:
Heiterkeit und Fröhlichkeit! usw.
Durch Liebe, Sang und Wein,
Zieht die Freude bei mir ein!

Translation(s): ITA

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Based on

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Come splende amico il chiaro sole del mattino", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-05-26 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:14

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Word count: 217

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Come splende amico il chiaro sole del mattino

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)

Conte Eberbach
Come splende amico il chiaro sole del mattino
su di me, in questo giorno di gioia!
Ora arriva la schiera degli abitanti 
del villaggio, tutti contenti,
per farmi tanti auguri: "Salute, lunga vita..."
questo diranno gli invitati, 
ma voglio io stesso augurarmi
la cosa più preziosa, il meglio:

Allegria e felicità,
voi numi di questa vita,
vedervi, pregarvi,
è il fine della nostra fatica!
O tu, dolce beatitudine,
che rallegri il cuore umano, 
con giubilo ti invoco:
non andartene mai!
O dolce dea della gioia,
fammi sempre compagnia!
Se vedo sbocciare i fiori,
possa io sempre andare a coglierli
per farmene ornamenti.
Sì, ogni nuovo sole mi porta
nuova gioia e nuovo piacere!
E se trovo sul mio cammino
qualche cosa contraria,
che disturbi la mia gioia,
che volga la felicità in dolore,
si spegneranno i miei canti!
Ma subito canto di nuovo:
Allegria e felicità!... ecc.
Belle ragazze, belle donne,
possa io guardarvi sempre!
Soavi stelle della mia vita,
non mi chiamate mai invano.
Ma non solo dall'amore 
mi viene la gioia.
Se scende la sera,
in mezzo agli amici,
quando lo champagne chiama,
si sta allegri, si beve,
allora risuonano i miei canti,
al suono allegro del liuto:
Allegria e felicità!... ecc.
Con l'amore, il canto e il vino,
arriva la gioia per me!

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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Albert Lortzing (1801 - 1851) [an adaptation] GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Albert Lortzing. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2009-07-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:19

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