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Mein wundes Herz verlangt nach milder...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein wundes Herz verlangt nach milder Ruh',
O hauche sie ihm ein!
Es fliegt dir weinend, bange schlagend zu --
O hülle du es ein!

Wie wenn ein Strahl durch schwere Wolken bricht,
So winkest du ihm zu:
O lächle fort mit deinem milden Licht!
Mein Pol, mein Stern bist du!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Klaus Groth's Gesammelte Werke. Vierter Band. Plattdeutsche Erzählungen - Hochdeutsche Gedichte, Kiel und Leipzig, Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, 1893, page 176.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Mein wundes Herz", op. 59 (Acht Lieder und Gesänge) no. 7 (1873), published 1880 [low voice and piano], Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [
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    ]
  • by Gustav Jenner (1865 - 1920), "Mein wundes Herz verlangt nach milder Ruh' ", op. 4 (Elf Lieder für 1 hohe Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 2, published 1895 [high voice and piano], Berlin, Schlesinger [
     text verified 1 time
    ]

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "My wounded heart", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Mon cœur blessé", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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My wounded heart

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

My wounded heart longs for milder rest,
O breath it in!
It flies toward you weeping, throbbing with fear -
O enfold it!

As when a sunbeam breaks through heavy clouds,
So do you beckon to it:
O smile forth with your gentle light!
You are my pole, my star!


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