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So hab' ich nun die Stadt verlassen

Language: German (Deutsch)

So hab' ich nun die Stadt verlassen, 
Wo ich gelebet lange Zeit; 
Ich ziehe rüstig meiner Straßen, 
Es gibt mir niemand das Geleit.

Man hat mir nicht den Rock zerrissen, 
Es wär' auch schade für das Kleid! 
Noch in die Wange mich gebissen 
Vor übergroßem Herzeleid.

Auch keinem hat's den Schlaf vertrieben, 
Daß ich am Morgen weitergeh'; 
Sie konnten's halten nach Belieben,
Von einer aber tut mir's weh.


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)

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

  • ENG English (Michael Berridge) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Départ", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2015-01-28 10:01:10
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Word count: 68

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Départ

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

J'ai donc maintenant quitté la ville
Où j'ai longtemps habité ;
Je marche vivement sur ma route,
Il n'y a personne pour m'accompagner.

On n'a pas déchiré ma veste,
Ç'aurait été bien dommage pour ce vêtement !
Ni mordu mes joues
Dans une excessive peine de cœur .

Personne non plus n'a perdu le sommeil
À cause de mon départ matinal :
Ils pouvaient faire selon leur bon plaisir,
Mais de l'une d'entre eux, cela me peine.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Abreise", written 1811, appears in Lieder, in Wanderlieder, no. 7, first published 1815 ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): C. Altenburg, Albert Felix, Graf Amadei, August Bungert, Norbert Burgmüller, Friedrich August Dressler, Franz Xaver Gruber, Henry Hepple, Joseph Huber, Conradin Kreutzer, Johann Friedrich Bonneval de La Trobe, Franz Otto, Franz Radnitzky, Leopold Rosenfeld, Carl Julius Schmidt, Franz Joseph Schütky, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2010-11-20 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:08
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Word count: 77