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Im Vorübergehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich ging im Felde so für mich hin
Und nichts zu suchen, das war mein Sinn.
Da stand ein Blümchen so gleich, so nah,
Daß ich im Leben nichts lieber sah.

Ich wollt' es brechen, da sagt es schleunig:
Ich habe Wurzeln, die sind gar heimlich,
Im tiefen Boden bin ich gegründet,
Drum sind die Blüten so schön geründet.

Ich kann nicht lieben, ich kann nicht schranzen,
Mußt mich nicht brechen, mußt mich verpflanzen.
Ich ging im Walde so vor mich hin,
Ich war so heiter, wollt immer weiter; das war mein Sinn.

Translation(s): FRE ITA RUS

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ITA FRE by Nikolai Karlovich Medtner.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "En passant", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Passando oltre", 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 10:01:30
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