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Language: German (Deutsch)

Darf ich einer Blume still
Heut ins Auge sehen,
Wie ein heimlich Grüßen will
Mir's entgegenwehen.

Schau ich nun ins Land hinaus,
Will's mich fast berücken,
Daß ich säh ein Antlitz draus
Herzlich auf mich blicken.

Wenn dann Lerchensänge weit
Durch den Himmel schwimmen,
Hör ich aus der Ewigkeit
Jubeln liebe Stimmen.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Ferdinand Avenarius, Stimmen und Bilder. Neuere Gedichte, Neunte, verbesserte und stark vermehrte Auflage, München: Georg D. W. Callwey, [1911], page 45

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Melancholy", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Mélancolie", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-09-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-11-06 15:46:44

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