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Lied für XXX

Language: German (Deutsch)

Leicht, wie gaukelnde Sylphiden,
Flattern süsser Schwärmereien
Auf den süssen Rose bleiben
Lose wie die Waidchen hin.
Küsse diese, küsse jene,
Küsse, küsse warm und heiss.
Fessle flüchtig Alles Schöne
Rasch in deinen Zauberkreis.
In dem Spiel beseelten Träumen,
Wiege, süsse Träumereien
Über junge Blüten Keime
Träumerisch dein Leben hin.
Träume wie die Rosen währen,
Wenn die Weste sie umwehn,
Ach, die Wahrheit sind die Tränen
Nur im Träumen lebt sich's schön.

Translation(s): DUT FRE

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Lied voor XXX", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant pour XXX", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-03-31.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39
Line count: 16
Word count: 72

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Chant pour XXX

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

Légers comme des sylphides voltigeant,
De doux esprits folâtrent,
S'arrêtent sur la douce rose,
Souples comme le saule.
Embrasse celui-ci, embrasse celui-là,
Embrasse, embrasse doucement et ardemment.
Enchaîne fugacement tout ce qui est beau,
Vite dans ton cercle magique.

Dans le jeu des rêves inspirés
De douces rêveries bercent,
Sur les premiers bourgeons de fleurs,
Rêveusement ta vie.
Les rêves persistent comme les roses,
Quand les vents d'ouest les caressent.
Ah, les larmes sont la vérité,
C'est seulement dans les rêves que la vie est belle.

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Text added to the website: 2010-10-09.
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Word count: 86