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Durch die Waldnacht trabt mein Thier

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

Durch die Waldnacht trabt mein Thier
Sacht beim Sterngefunkel,
All mein Glück liegt hinter mir,
Vor mir nichts als Dunkel.
Welke Blätter wirbeln wild
In des Sturms Gewimmer --
Lebewohl geliebtes Bild!
Lebewohl für immer!

Ach, wohl mag der Menschenbrust
Lieb' ein Himmel scheinen,
Doch nach allzuflücht'ger Lust
Giebt sie langes Weinen.
Sehnsucht ewig ungestillt
Folgt dem kurzen Schimmer --
Lebewohl geliebtes Bild!
Lebewohl für immer!

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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)

  • by Leonhard Emil Bach (1849 - 1902), "Lebewohl", subtitle: "Russische Volksweise", op. 26 (Drei Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 2, published 1876 [voice and piano], Hamburg, Leichssenring [
     text not verified 
  • by Max Bruch (1838 - 1920), "Russisch", op. 7 (6 Gesänge) no. 3, published 1859 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel [
     text verified 1 time
  • by Julius Lammers (1829 - 1888), "Lebewohl", op. 6 (Zehn Gesänge für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 4, published 1877 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Kahnt [
     text not verified 

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2012-07-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:27

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