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Komm, Liebchen, komm! Umwinde mir die...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Komm, Liebchen, komm! Umwinde mir die Mütze!
Aus deiner Hand nur ist der Dulbend schön.
Hat Abbas doch, auf Irans höchstem Sitze,
Sein Haupt nicht zierlicher umwinden sehn!

Ein Dulbend war das Band, das Alexandern
In Schleifen schön vom Haupte fiel,
Und allen Folgeherrschern, jenen andern,
Als Königzierde wohlgefiel.

Dulbend ist's, der unsern Kaiser schmücket,
Sie nennen's Krone. Name geht wohl hin!
Juwel und Perle! sei das Aug entzücket:
Der schönste Schmuck ist stets der Muselin.

Und diesen hier, ganz rein und silberstreifig,
Umwinde, Liebchen, um die Stirn umher.
Was ist denn Hoheit? Mir ist sie geläufig!
Du schaust mich an, ich bin so groß als Er.

Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA

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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: "Come, darling, come", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Vieni, amor mio, vieni", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Viens, ma bien-aimée, viens", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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