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Einsamkeit

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die ihr Felsen und Bäume bewohnt, o heilsame Nymphen,
Gebet Jeglichem gern, was er im stillen begehrt!
Schaffet dem Traurigen Trost, dem Zweifelhaften Belehrung,
Und dem Liebenden gönnt, daß ihm begegne sein Glück.
Denn euch gaben die Götter, was sie den Menschen versagten,
Jeglichem, der euch vertraut, [tröstlich und hilfreich]1 zu sein.


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE

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1 Medtner: "hilfreich und tröstlich"

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):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Solitude", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Solitude", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Solitud", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

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Word count: 52

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Solitude

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 You who dwell in rocks and trees, o salutary nymphs,
 grant gladly to each what he silently desires!
 Create solace for the grieving, give instruction to the uncertain,
 and to the lover grant that he might meet happiness.
 For the gods gave you what they denied to men:
 to be a comfort and an aid to all who trust you.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Einsamkeit" CAT FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Pierre-Octave Ferroud, Robert Kahn, Nikolai Karlovich Medtner, Max Reger, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Winfried Zillig. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

Line count: 6
Word count: 61