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Es rauschet das Wasser

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sie
 Es rauschet das Wasser
 Und bleibet nicht stehn;
 Gar lustig die Sterne
 Am Himmel hin gehn;
 Gar lustig die Wolken
 Am Himmel hin ziehn;
 So rauschet die Liebe
 Und fähret dahin.

Er
 Es rauschen die Wasser, 
 Die Wolken [vergeh'n]1;
 Doch bleiben die Sterne, 
 Sie wandeln und [steh'n]2.
 So auch mit der Liebe, 
 [Der treuen, geschicht]3,
 Sie wegt sich, sie regt sich,
 Und ändert sich nicht.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Brahms: "zergehn"
2 Brahms: "gehn"
3 in some editions of Goethe, "Der Treuen, geschieht"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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) , "Het water wil stromen", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The water rushes", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "L'eau murmure", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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