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Ammenlied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Am hohen, hohen Thurm,
Da weht ein kalter Sturm:
Geduld! die Glöcklein läuten,
Die Sonne [blickt]1 von weiten.
Am hohen, hohen Thurm,
Da weht ein kalter Sturm.

Im tiefen, tiefen Thal,
Da rauscht ein Wasserfall:
Geduld! ein Bißchen weiter,
[Dann]2 rinnt das Bächlein heiter.
Im tiefen, tiefen Thal,
Da rauscht ein Wasserfall.

Am kahlen, kahlen Baum,
Deckt sich ein Täubchen kaum:
Geduld! bald blühn die Auen,
Dann wird's sein Nestchen bauen.
Am kahlen, kahlen Baum,
Deckt sich ein Täubchen kaum.

Dich friert, mein Töchterlein!
Kein Freund sagt: komm herein!
Laß unser Stündchen schlagen,
Dann werden's Englein sagen.
Das beste Stübchen gibt
Gott jenem, den er liebt.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Michael Lubi. Grätz 1804, gedruckt bey den Gebrüdern Tanzer, pages 167-168.

1 Schubert: "blinkt"
2 Schubert: "Da"

Submitted by Emily Ezust and Peter Rastl

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Nurse's song", copyright ©
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Bakerliedje", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Canzone della balia", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chanson de nourrice", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2017-05-05 13:10:17
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Chanson de nourrice

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

En haut, en haut de la tour,
Une tempête froide souffle,
Patience ! les cloches sonnent,
Le soleil brille au loin.
En haut, en haut de la tour,
Une tempête froide souffle.

Dans la vallée profonde, profonde,
Une chute d'eau rugit,
Patience ! un peu plus loin
Un petit ruisseau gai coule.
Dans la vallée profonde, profonde,
Une chute d'eau rugit.

L'arbre nu, nu,
Abrite à peine une petite colombe,
Patience ! bientôt la prairie fleurira,
Et elle construira son petit nid.
L'arbre nu, nu,
Abrite à peine une petite colombe.

Tu as froid, ma petite fille !
Aucun ami ne te dit : entre !
Que notre heure sonne,
Alors un petit ange t'invitera.
La meilleure petite chambre est donnée
Par Dieu à ceux qu'il aime.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Michael Lubi (1757 - 1807), "Ammenlied", first published 1804 DUT ENG ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Franz Peter Schubert. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2011-09-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:34
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Word count: 127