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Um der fallenden Ruder Spitzen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Um der fallenden Ruder Spitzen
Zittert und leuchtet ein schimmernder Glanz,
Flieht bei jedem Schlage mit Blitzen
Hin von Wellen zu Wellen im Tanz.

Mir im Busen von Liebeswonnen
Zittert und leuchtet das Herz wie die Flut,
Jubelt hinauf zu den Sternen und Sonnen,
Bebt zu vergeh'n in der wogenden Glut.

Schon auf dem Felsen durchs Grün der Platane
Seh' ich das säulengetragene Dach,
Und das flimmernde Licht am Altane
Kündet [mir]1, daß die Geliebte noch wach.

[Fliege]2, mein Kahn! und birg uns verschwiegen,
Birg uns, selige Nacht des August!
Süß wohl ist's, auf [den]1 Wellen sich wiegen,
Aber süßer an ihrer Brust.


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Confirmed with Gesammelte Werke des Grafen Adolf Friedrich von Schack, Erster Band, Verlag der J.G. Cotta’schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart, 1883, page 258.

1 omitted by Marx.
2 Marx: "Wiege"

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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: "Barcarole", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Barcarole", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Barcarola", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Barcarola", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Barcarole

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

Au bout de la rame qui tombe
Un éclat étincelant tremble et brille,
S'enfuit dans un éclair à chaque coup,
Danse de vague en vague.

Le ravissement de l'amour dans ma poitrine,
Fait trembler et briller mon cœur comme les flots,
Il s'élève jubilant vers les étoiles et les soleils,
Et tremble de disparaître dans l'ardeur des vagues.

Déjà sur le rocher, à travers les feuilles des platanes
Je vois le toit à colonnade,
Et la lumière qui scintille sur le balcon
Me dit que ma bien-aimée est encore éveillée.

Vole, ma barque ! Et cache-nous discrètement,
Cache-nous, bienheureuse nuit d'août !
Il est doux d'être bercé sur les vagues,
Mais c'est encore plus doux sur sa poitrine.


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Text added to the website: 2011-10-25.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:39
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