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Willkommen jetzt, o dunkler Hain

Language: German (Deutsch)

Recitativo: Hanne
 Willkommen jetzt, o dunkler Hain,
 wo der bejahrten Eiche Dach
 den kühlenden Schirm gewährt,
 und wo der schlanken Äspe Laub
 mit leisem Gelispel rauscht.
 Am weichen Moose rieselt da
 in heller Flut der Bach,
 und fröhlich summend irrt
 und wirrt die bunte Sonnenbrut.
 Der Kräuter reinen Balsamduft
 verbreitet Zephyrs Hauch,
 und aus dem nahen Busche 
 tönt des jungen Schäfers Rohr.

Translation(s): FRE ITA

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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):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Sombre bosquet, tu es agréable maintenant", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Benvenuto, boschetto ombroso", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2012-01-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:44
Line count: 14
Word count: 62

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Benvenuto, boschetto ombroso

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)

Recitativo: Vanna
 Benvenuto, boschetto ombroso,
 dove la chioma della antica quercia
 offre un fresco riparo,
 dove il fogliame del pioppo slanciato
 stormisce con un lieve sussurro.
 Sul tenero muschio scorre,
 in flutti lucenti, il ruscello,
 e in lieto ronzio vaga confusamente
 la variopinta stirpe degli insetti.
 L'aroma balsamico delle erbe
 è diffuso tutto intorno dal soffio di Zefiro,
 e dal vicino cespuglio 
 risuona la zampogna del pastorello.

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Text added to the website: 2012-03-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:49
Line count: 14
Word count: 67