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Und wie mag die Liebe dir kommen sein?

Language: German (Deutsch)

Und wie mag die Liebe dir kommen sein?
Kam sie wie ein Sonnen, ein Blütenschein,
Kam sie wie ein Beten? -- Erzähle:

Ein Glück löste leuchtend [aus Himmeln]1 sich los
Und hing mit gefalteten Schwingen groß
An meiner blühenden Seele.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Berg: "vom Himmel"

Submitted by Jeroen Scholten

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Knut W. Barde) , title 1: "And how might Love have come to you?", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "Amour", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Amour

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

Et comment l'amour a-t-il pu venir à toi ?
Est-il venu comme le soleil, comme l'éclat de la floraison ?
Est-il venu tel une prière ? Raconte !

Une joie étincelante s'est détachée du ciel
Et s'est suspendue de ses grandes ailes pliées
À mon âme florissante.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Jean-Pierre Granger, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926), no title, written 1896, appears in Traumgekrönt, in Lieben, no. 1 ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Oskar Fried, Franz Schreker, Hans Uwe Strübing, Siegfried Thiele. Go to the text.

 

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