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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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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


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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Incontro e separazione

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

Ogni volta che arrivava, la sua immagine mi appariva
così bella come il primo verde nei boschi.

E tutto quello che diceva, mi penetrava in cuore
dolcemente come il primo canto della primavera nei boschi.

Poi quando mi fece un segno di addio con la mano,
fu come se svanisse l'ultimo sogno della mia giovinezza.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2010 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (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 FRE 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.

 

Text added to the website: 2010-01-30.
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