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Dann

Language: German (Deutsch)

     Wenn der Regen durch die Gosse tropft,
    bei Nacht, du liegst und horchst hinaus,
        kein Mensch kann ins Haus,
             du liegst allein,
     allein: O käm er doch! Da klopft
es, klopft, laut -- hörst du? leise, schwach
      tönt's im Uhrgehäuse nach;
         dann tritt Totenstille ein.


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Puis", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Then", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-07-01.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
Line count: 8
Word count: 45

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Then

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

When the rain drips through the gutter
  at night, you lie there and listen to what's going on outside,
      nobody can enter the house,
          you lie alone,
   alone: Oh if he would only come!  Then there is a knocking,
loud knocking -- do you hear?  Quietly, weakly
    there is a sympathetic vibration in the casing of the clock;
       then a deathly silence falls.


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Text added to the website: 2011-05-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:24
Line count: 8
Word count: 62