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Wenn du mich mit den Augen streifst und...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Wenn du mich mit den Augen streifst und lachst,
Sie senkst, und neigst das Kinn zum Busen dann,
Bitt' ich, daß du mir erst ein Zeichen machst,
Damit ich doch mein Herz auch bänd'gen kann,
Daß ich mein Herz mag bänd'gen, zahm und still,
Wenn es vor großer Liebe springen will,
Daß ich mein Herz mag halten in der Brust,
Wenn es ausbrechen will vor großer Lust.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Donna (Bareket) Breitzer) , "When you turn your eyes to me and laugh", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-01-17 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:03

Line count: 8
Word count: 67

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Quand tu tournes tes yeux vers moi et...

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

Quand tu tournes tes yeux vers moi et que tu ris,
Alors baisse-les et penche ton menton vers ta poitrine,
Je t'en prie, d'abord fais-moi un signe,
Que je puisse maîtriser mon cœur,
Que je puisse maîtriser et calmer mon cœur,
Quand il bondira d'un grand amour,
Pour je puisse garder mon cœur dans ma poitrine,
Quand il voudra éclater d'une grande joie.

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Text added to the website: 2010-10-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02

Line count: 8
Word count: 63