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Rosenzeit! wie schnell vorbei

Language: German (Deutsch)

Rosenzeit! wie schnell vorbei,
    Schnell vorbei 
Bist du doch gegangen!
Wär' mein Lieb' nur blieben treu,
    Blieben treu,
Sollte mir nicht bangen.

Um die Ernte wohlgemut,
    Wohlgemut
Schnitterrinnen singen.
Aber, ach! mir [kranken]1 Blut,
    Mir [kranken]1 Blut
Will nichts mehr gelingen.

Schleiche so durch's Wiesental,
    So durch's Tal,
Als im Traum verloren,
nach dem Berg, da tausendmal,
    Tausendmal,
Er mir Treu' geschworen.

Oben auf des Hügels Rand, 
    Abgewandt,
Wein' ich bei der Linde;
An dem Hut mein Rosenband, 
    Von seiner Hand,
Spielet in dem Winde.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA RUS

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Note: written for the novel Maler Nolten, in which it had the title "Refrain-Liedchen"
1 1877 version, also used by E. Kauffmann and Wetzel: "krankem"

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)

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Agnes", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Time of roses! How quickly past", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , "Agnès", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Agnese", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Agnès

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

Temps des roses ! 
Comme tu as vite passé
    vite passé !
Si seulement mon amour m'était resté fidèle
    resté fidèle,
je n'aurais pas si peur.

Autour de la récolte,
les moissonneuses chantent gaîment,
    chantent gaîment.
Mais hélas ! avec mon mauvais sang
    mauvais sang
je ne suis plus bonne à rien.

Je me glisse ainsi par les prés du vallon
    du vallon,
comme perdue dans un rêve,
vers ces sommets où il m'a mille fois
    mille fois,
juré fidélité.

Là-haut, sur le versant de la colline,
    je me détourne 
et pleure près du tilleul ;
à mon chapeau, la tresse de roses 
    faite de ses mains
joue au vent.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Eduard Mörike (1804 - 1875), "Agnes", written 1831, first published 1838 DUT ENG ITA RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Carl Attenhofer, Carl Banck, Gottfried Bohnnblust, Johannes Brahms, Rudolf Brömel, Hugo Distler, Felix Draeseke, Gerrit Jan van Eijken, Robert Emmerich, Robert Franz, Robert Gund, Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, Ferdinand von Hiller, Alexis Holländer, Robert Kahn, Ernst Friedrich Kauffmann, Paul Eduard Kauffmann, Richard Kleinmichel, Fritz Schieri, Martin Schmidt, Othmar Schoeck, Hugo von Senger, Wolfgang Ulrich, Pauline Viardot-García, Otto Vrieslander, Justus Hermann Wetzel, Hugo Wolf. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2012-03-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:50
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Word count: 110