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Hinter den Tannen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sonnenschein auf grünem Rasen,
Krokus drinnen blau und blaß;
Und zwei Mädchenhände tauchen
Blumen pflückend in das Gras.

Und ein Junge kniet daneben,
Gar ein übermütig Blut,
Und sie schaun sich an und lachen -
O wie kenn ich sie so gut!

Hinter jenen Tannen war es,
Jene Wiese schließt es ein -
Schöne Zeit der Blumensträuße,
Stiller Sommersonnenschein!

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Derrière les sapins", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-04-22.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:12
Line count: 12
Word count: 59

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Derrière les sapins

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

La lumière du soleil sur l'herbe verte
Et dessus les crocus bleus et pâles ;
Et deux mains de filles plongent
Dans l'herbe pour y cueillir des fleurs.

Et un jeune homme s'agenouille à côté,
Au sang par trop exubérant,
Et ils se regardent et rient -
Ô comme je les connais bien !

C'était derrière ce sapin,
Entouré par cette prairie -
Joli temps des bouquets de fleurs,
Calme lumière du soleil d'été !

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Theodor Storm (1817 - 1888), "Hinter den Tannen"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Heinrich, Freiherr von Bach, as Heinrich Molbe, Robert Kahn. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2010-09-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:59
Line count: 12
Word count: 75