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Dies ist ein Lied

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Dies]1 ist ein Lied
Für dich allein:
Von kindischem Wähnen
Von frommen Tränen...
Durch Morgengärten klingt es
Ein leichtbeschwingtes.
Nur dir allein
Möcht es ein Lied
Das rühre sein.


Translation(s): ENG FRE IRI

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1 Wellesz: "Das"

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "This is a song", copyright ©
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "C'est un chant", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:29
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Word count: 29

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This is a song

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 This is a song
 for you alone:
 of childish beliefs,
 of pious tears...
 through morning gardens it floats
 on light wings.
 Only for you
 would it like to be a song
 that moves the soul.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:29
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Word count: 36