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Süß duftende Lindenblüthe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Süß duftende Lindenblüthe
in quellender Juninacht.
Eine Wonne aus meinem Gemüthe
ist mir in Sinnen erwacht.
Als klänge vor meinen Ohren
leise das Lied vom Glück,
als töne, die lange verloren,
die Jugend leise zurück.
Süß duftende Lindenblüthe
in quellender Juninacht.
Eine Wonne aus meinem Gemüthe
ist mir zu Schmerzen erwacht.

Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Meine Verse. Gesammtausgabe, Dritte Auflage, Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1906, page 203.

Submitted by John Versmoren 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)

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Sweetly fragrant linden blossom

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Sweetly fragrant linden blossom
In the burgeoning June night.
A rapture from within my soul
Has awakened in my senses.
As if, quietly sounding, I heard
The song of happiness,
As if my long-lost youth
Were echoing back to me.
Sweetly fragrant linden blossom
In the burgeoning June night.
A rapture from within my soul
Has, to my pain, awakened.

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Translated titles:
"Juninacht" = "June night"
"Süss duftende Lindenblüte" and "Süssduftende Lindenblüte"= "Sweetly fragrant linden blossom"
"Nocturne" = "Nocturne"


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