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Der Frühling

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

Wenn silberweiß Maßliebchen
Und Primeln zart und Veilchen blau
Und gelbe Kukuksblümelein
Die Wies' in Sonnenschein umblüh'n.
Des Kukuks Lied dann im Wald erklingt
Und weckt den Frühling wenn er singt:
       Kukuk!
Kukuk, Kukuk! der Frühling naht,
Wie er den frohen Ruf vernimmt.
 
Wenn Schäfer froh schalmei'n am See,
Und Lerchenschlag den Landmann weckt,
Die Taube hüpft mit Dohl' und Kräh',
Und bunter Blumen Pracht die Fluren deckt,
Des Kukuks Lied dann im Wald erklingt
Und weckt den Frühling wenn er singt
Von Berg zu Thal im Wiederhall
Und lauter wie die Vöglein all,
Des Kukuks Lied dann im Wald erklingt
Und weckt den Frühling wenn er singt:
Kuku, Kuku, der Frühling naht,
Wie er den frohen Ruf vernimmt.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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It is based on
  • a text in English by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), appears in Love's Labour's Lost, Act V, Scene 2 FIN FRE FRE NOR
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Godfrey Edward Pellew Arkwright, Thomas Augustine Arne, Alan Bullard, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Madeleine Dring, John Edmunds, Gerald Finzi, Wolfgang Fortner, John Linton Gardner, Mervyn, Lord Horder, the Second Baron of Ashford, John Jeffreys, J. Frederick Keel, George Alexander MacFarren, Ernest John Moeran, Igor Stravinsky, Peter Warlock. Go to the text.

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, adapted by by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) , title unknown, from Love's Labour's Lost, Act V, Scene 2 NOR GER FRE FIN GER by Thomas Augustine Arne, Madeleine Dring, John Edmunds, Gerald Finzi, George Alexander MacFarren, Igor Stravinsky, Peter Warlock, Ernest John Moeran, J. Frederick Keel, Wolfgang Fortner, John Jeffreys, John Linton Gardner, Mervyn, Lord Horder, the Second Baron of Ashford, Alan Bullard, Godfrey Edward Pellew Arkwright.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown NOR FRE FIN by Wilhelm Petersen.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Karl Georg Mantey , title unknown NOR FRE FIN by Wolfgang Fortner.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767 - 1845) , title unknown NOR FRE FIN by Harald Genzmer.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Springtime", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-06-04 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:24
Line count: 21
Word count: 119

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