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Der Gärtner

Language: German (Deutsch)

Auf ihrem Leibrößlein
So weiß wie der Schnee,
Die schönste Prinzessin
Reit't durch die Allee.

Der Weg, den das Rößlein
Hintanzet so hold,
Der Sand, den ich streute,
Er [blinket]1 wie Gold!

Du rosenfarb's Hütlein
Wohl auf und wohl ab,
O wirf eine Feder,
Verstohlen herab!

Und willst du dagegen
Eine Blüte von mir,
Nimm tausend für eine,
Nimm alle dafür!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE FRE ITA RUS

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1 Dresel: "glänzet"

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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De tuinman", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The gardener", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le jardinier", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , "Le jardinier", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il Giardiniere", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:42
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Word count: 61

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Le jardinier

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

Sur sa petite monture,
blanche comme neige,
la plus jolie des princesses
chevauche dans l'allée.

Le chemin où le petit cheval
galope si hardiment,
et le sable que j'y ai jeté
brillent comme l'or.

Toi, petit chapeau rose
qui caracoles de ci de là,
oh, jette moi une plume
à la dérobée !

Et si tu veux en échange
une fleur de ma part,
prends-en mille pour une,
prends les toutes !


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Stéphane Goldet and Pierre de Rosamel, (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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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Eduard Mörike (1804 - 1875), "Der Gärtner" DUT ENG ITA RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Jan Willem Frans Brandts-Buys, Willy Burkhard, Hugo Distler, Otto Dresel, Ferdinand Oskar Eichberg, Robert Emmerich, Ernst Frank, Hermann Theodor Otto Grädener, Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, Alfred Valentin Heuß, Paul Hofmann, Franz von Holstein, Robert Kahn, Ernst Friedrich Kauffmann, Ernst Ketterer, Wilhelm Killmayer, Arno Kleffel, Hermann Julius Richter, Fritz Schieri, Robert Schumann, Pauline Viardot-García, Moritz Weyermann, 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: 72