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Da unten wohnte sonst mein Lieb

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Da]1 unten wohnte sonst mein Lieb,
Die ist jetzt schon begraben,
Der Baum noch vor der Türe blieb,
Wo wir gesessen haben.

Stets muß ich nach dem Hause sehn
Und seh doch nichts vor Weinen
Und wollt' ich auch hinuntergehn,
Ich stürb' dort so alleine!

Translation(s): FRE

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "De la montagne", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-07-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:25
Line count: 8
Word count: 45

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De la montagne

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

Là, en bas habitait naguère mon amour,
Qui est déjà aujourd'hui enterrée,
Il reste encore l'arbre devant la porte,
Où nous nous sommes assis.

Je veux toujours voir la maison,
Mais devant mes larmes, je ne vois rien
Et je voudrais aussi disparaître,
Là-bas, je mourrais si seul !

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Josef Karl Benedikt von Eichendorff (1788 - 1857), "Vom Berge", appears in Gedichte, in 4. Frühling und Liebe
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): John Böie, Alexander von Fielitz, Gustav Hasse, Heinrich Henkel, Emil Kauffmann, Fritz Kauffmann, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alphonse Maurice, Franz Ries, Ferdinand Sieber, Leone Sinigaglia, Ethel Mary Smyth, Dame, Severin Warteresiewicz. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2012-09-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:03
Line count: 8
Word count: 49