Der Regen strömt, die Sonne scheint
Language: German (Deutsch)
Der Regen strömt, die Sonne scheint,
Es geht bergauf, es geht bergab, --
Ich denke sie, die mich nur meint,
Sie, die mir ihre Treue gab.
Was gehst du suchend durch das Land,
Du Müder mit ergrautem Bart? --
Ich suche nicht, was ich schon fand,
Ich suche nicht, was mir schon ward.
Ich bin noch frisch, ich bin noch jung,
Die Welt ist kalt und ohne Lust,
Ich hab daheim der Freude genung,
Es wird mir warm an ihrer Brust.
Translation(s): ENG FRE
H. Wolf sets stanzas 1-2
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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)
- by Johannes Pache (1857 - 1897), "Der Regen strömt", op. 49 no. 2, published 1887 [men's chorus a cappella], from Auf der Wanderschaft, no. 2, Leipzig, W. Dietrich [
text not verified ]
- by Julius Siegert , "Der Regen strömt", op. 2 no. 2, published 1876 [voice and piano], from Wanderlieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte, no. 2, Berlin, Challier & Co. [
text not verified ]
- by Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903), "Der Regen strömt, die Sonne scheint", stanzas 1-2. [
text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Rain is streaming, the sun is shining", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Rain is streaming, the sun is shining
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
Rain is streaming, the sun is shining,
My way takes me uphill, my way takes me downhill, --
I think of her, who only thinks of me,
Of her, who promised me her faithfulness.
Why are you walking through the land searching,
You tired man with the grizzled beard? --
I do not search for that which I have already found,
I do not search for that which I already possess.
I am still brisk, I am still young,
The world is cold and without joy,
At home I have joys enough,
I am warmed at her breast.
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