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Lauer Regen, Sommerregen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Lauer Regen, Sommerregen
Rauscht von Büschen, rauscht von Bäumen,
Oh, wie gut und voller Segen,
Einmal wieder satt zu träumen!

War so lang im Hellen draussen,
Ungewohnt ist mir dies Wogen:
In der eignen Seele hausen,
Nirgends fremdwärts hingezogen.

Nichts begehr ich, nichts verlang ich,
Summe leise Kindertöne,
Und verwundert heim gelang ich
In der Träume warme Schöne.

Herz, wie bist du wund gerissen
Und wie selig, blind zu wühlen,
Nichts zu denken, nichts zu wissen,
[Nur zu fühlen, nur zu fühlen!]1

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, pages 235-236.

1 Sometimes given incorrectly as "Nur zu atmen und zu fühlen"
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-05-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-01-05 14:15:20

Line count: 16
Word count: 82

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Une pluie tiède, une pluie d'été

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

Une pluie tiède, une pluie d'été
Bruisse dans les buissons, bruisse dans les arbres,
Oh, quelle bonne et complète bénédiction
De rêver encore une fois à satiété !

Je suis resté si longtemps dehors dans la clarté
Que je ne suis plus habitué à cette vague :
Habiter sa propre âme,
Ne plus être attiré en des lieux étrangers.

Je ne désire rien, je n'attends rien,
Fredonne de douces chansons enfantines,
Et puis émerveillé parviens à la maison
Dans la chaude beauté des rêves.

Mon cœur, comme tu fus déchiré de blessures,
Et quel bonheur de s'enfouir en aveugle,
De ne penser à rien, de ne rien savoir,
Seulement sentir, seulement sentir

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Translations of title(s):
"Lauer Regen, Sommerregen " = "Pluie tiède, pluie d'été"
"Regen " = "Pluie"
"Regen" = "Pluie"


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  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Regen", written 1916, first published 1918/9 ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Paul Daepp, Otto Maurer, Immo Schneider, Otto Siegl. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2019-05-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-03 05:47:26

Line count: 16
Word count: 112