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Die Ersehnte

Language: German (Deutsch)

Brächte dich meinem Arm der nächste Frühling!
Tönten Vögel aus Blüten mir das Brautlied,
Dann, dann hätt' ich Seliger
Schon auf Erden Wonne des Himmels.

Wonne! sie wird mir Paradiese zaubern!
Wird lustwandeln mit mir in Gärten Gottes,
Wird in meinen Armen gewiegt
Den Frühlingsabend beflügeln.

Komm, dich rufet die Sehnsuchtsträn' im Auge!
Dich dies wallende Herz voll süßer Ahndung,
Trübe floß' mein Leben,
O Himmelsbotin, komm, es zu heitern.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The one so yearned for", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De deerlijk gemiste", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:34
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The one so yearned for

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 If only the next spring would bring you to my arms!
 If only the birds would sing me my wedding song from the blossoms,
 Then, then I would be blessed
 on earth with the bliss of heaven.
 
 Ecstasy! She will conjure paradise for me!
 She will gladly wander with me in God's garden;
 she will rock in my arms
 and give wings to the spring evening.
 
 Come, the tears of yearning in my eye call to you!
 and this fluttering heart, full of sweet foreboding!
 Dismally flowed my life -
 O messenger of heaven, come to cheer it.


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

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