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I Seraillets Have

Language: Danish (Dansk)

Rosen sænker sit Hoved, tungt
Af Dug og Duft,
Og Pinjerne svaje saa tyst og mat
i lumre Luft.
Kilderne vælte det tunge Sølv
I døsig Ro,
Minareterne pege mod Himlen op
I Tyrketro,
Og Halvmaanen driver saa jævnt afsted
Over det jævne Blaa,
Og den kysser Rosers og Liljers Flok,
Alle de Blomster smaa
I Seraillets Have,
I Seraillets Have.


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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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, a translation by Frederick Delius (1862 - 1934) , title unknown GER FRE SWE GER by Frederick Delius.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Jelka Rosen (Delius) (1868 - 1935) , title unknown ENG FRE SWE by Frederick Delius.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Stefan George (1868 - 1933) , title unknown ENG FRE SWE by Paul von Klenau.
  • Also set in Swedish (Svenska), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG GER FRE GER by Emil Sjögren.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Wilhelm Henzen (1850 - 1910) , title 1: "Im Serail, im Garten" ENG FRE SWE by Christian Sinding.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG FRE SWE by Louis Glass.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Robert Franz Arnold (originally Levisohn) (1872 - 1938) , title 1: "Im Garten des Serails" ENG FRE SWE by Clemens Erwein Heinrich Karl Bonaventura Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:35
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Word count: 61

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Les roses penchent leurs têtes, lourdes...

Language: French (Français) after the Danish (Dansk)

Les roses penchent leurs têtes, lourdes de rosée 
et de parfum
et doucement les pins parasols se balancent en silence 
dans l'air étouffant.
Le lourd argent des sources se déverse dans 
un calme demi-sommeil
Des minarets montrent le ciel 
et leur foi turque,
et un croissant de lune passe doucement 
sur cet azur,
et il embrasse le massif de roses 
et de lis,
et toutes les petites fleurs 
du jardin du sérail.

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  • Translation from Danish (Dansk) to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Pierre Mathé, (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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Text added to the website: 2012-01-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:44
Line count: 14
Word count: 72