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Ich möchte ziehn in die Welt hinaus

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich möchte ziehn in die Welt hinaus,
Hinaus in die weite Welt;
Wenn's nur so grün, so grün nicht wär,
Da draußen in Wald und Feld!

Ich möchte die grünen Blätter all
Pflücken von jedem Zweig,
Ich möchte die grünen Gräser all
Weinen ganz totenbleich.

Ach Grün, du böse Farbe du,
Was siehst mich immer an
So stolz, so keck, so schadenfroh,
Mich armen weißen Mann?

Ich möchte liegen vor ihrer Tür
[In]1 Sturm und Regen und Schnee.
Und singen ganz leise bei Tag und Nacht
Das eine Wörtchen: Ade!

Horch, wenn im Wald ein Jagdhorn [ruft]2,
Da klingt ihr Fensterlein!
Und schaut sie auch nach mir nicht aus,
Darf ich doch schauen hinein.

O binde von der Stirn dir ab
Das grüne, grüne Band;
Ade, ade! Und reiche mir
Zum Abschied deine Hand!


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1 Schubert: "Im"
2 Schubert: "schallt"

Submitted by Emily Ezust


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The Hateful Color", copyright ©
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De kwade kleur", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Il colore maligno", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La couleur méchante", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "El color maligne", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , title 1: "미움의 색", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title 1: "Ilkeä väri", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Athanasios Papaisiou) , title 1: "Το κακό χρώμα", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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미움의 색

Language: Korean (한국어/조선말) after the German (Deutsch)

이 땅을 벗어나고 싶네
다른 먼 곳 찾아서.
녹색만 없는 곳이면
숲도 들판도 좋지!

가지마다 녹색 잎새를
모두 따 버리리.
풀잎마다 색 바래게
눈물을 떨구리.

아 녹색, 미움의 색아,
왜 항상 그렇게
오만, 무례, 잔인하게
가엾은 나를 대하나?

그녀의 문 앞에 누워서
비, 바람, 눈 맞으며.
조용히 노래 불러 전하리
단 한 마디 말, "안녕-! "

숲에서 나팔을 불면
창문에 닿으리!
그녀는 날 못 보아도
난 그녀 바라보리.

오 그대 풀어 놓으라
그 녹색 리본을.
안녕, 안녕! 나 떠날 때
손 흔들어 주오!

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Text added to the website: 2011-03-04.
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