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Neig' schöne Knospe, dich zu mir

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Neig' [schöne]1 Knospe, dich zu mir,
Und was ich bitte das tu' mir!
Ich will dich [pflegen und]2 halten;
[Du sollst bei mir erwarmen
Und sollst in meinen Armen
Zur]3 Blume dich entfalten.

Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE RUS

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1 Quilter: "schön' "
2 M. Hauptmann: "pflegen, will dich"
3 M. Hauptmann: "Bei mir sollst du erwarmen, in meinen Armen;/ Bei mir sollst du zur"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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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)

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) , "Bend, opening blossom"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59

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Word count: 33

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Bend, opening blossom

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Bend, opening blossom, O bend to me,
And what I ask thee do for me;
And I will love thee And tend thee!
And on my heart I'll wear thee,
And in my arms I'll bear thee;
As bud and flower Befriend thee!

From a Rubinstein score.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Friedrich Martin von Bodenstedt (1819 - 1892), no title, appears in Die Lieder des Mirza-Schaffy, in Hafisa, no. 4 FRE GER RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Günther Bartel, Ed. Bix, Gustav Brah-Müller, Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf, Anton Deprosse, Otto Dorn, Anton Eberhardt, Ferdinand Oskar Eichberg, Wilhelm Freudenberg, Ludwig Grünberger, Hans Harthan, Ludwig Hartmann, Moritz Hauptmann, Wilhelm Hill, Hans Huber, Salomon Jadassohn, Georg Kaiser, Carl Katzenberger, Arno Kleffel, Julius Kniese, Carl R. von Lambort, Otto Lohse, Erik Meyer-Helmund, Karl Munzinger, Carl Nawratil, Henri Wilhelm Petri, Paul Pfitzner, George Posca, Roger Quilter, Hermann Julius Richter, Louis Roth, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Adele Sachsse, Robert Schwalm, Reinhold Stöckhardt, Anton Urspruch, Louis Wallbach, Friedrich Carl Weigmann, Moritz Weyermann, Franz Wüllner. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2011-06-26 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:26

Line count: 6
Word count: 43