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Naturgenuß

Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Abendschimmer wallt der Quell
Durch Wiesenblumen purpurhell,
Der Pappelweide wechselnd Grün
Weht ruhelispelnd drüber hin.

Im Lenzhauch webt der Geist des Herrn!
Sieh! Auferstehung nah' und fern,
Sieh! Jugendfülle, Schönheitsmeer,
Und Wonnetaumel rings umher.

Ich blicke her, ich blicke hin,
Und immer höher schwebt mein Sinn.
Nur Tand sind Pracht und Gold und Ruhm,
Natur, in deinem Heiligthum!

Des Himmels Ahnung den umweht,
Der deinen Liebeston versteht;
Doch, an dein Mutterherz gedrückt,
Wird er zum Himmel selbst entzückt!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Second version.

Confirmed with Gedichte von Friedrich von Matthisson. Erster Theil. Tübingen, bei Cotta, 1811, page 17; and with Friedrich von Matthisson, Schriften , Erster Band, Zurich: Orell, Füßli & Co., 1825, pages 15-16.


Submitted by Richard Morris and Melanie Trumbull and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Johann André, Hans Georg Nägeli.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Gaudi de la natura", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Genieten van de natuur", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Nature's enjoyment", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Plaisir de la nature", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2017-05-23 05:53:13
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Plaisir de la nature

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

Dans la lueur du soir coule le ruisseau
À travers les prairies de fleurs pourpres et brillantes,
Le peuplier au vert changeant
S'agite au-dessus, en murmurant doucement.

Dans le souffle du printemps bouge l'esprit du Seigneur !
Regarde ! La résurrection est ici et là-bas,
Regarde ! La plénitude de la jeunesse, une mer de beauté,
Et un vertige de bonheur tout autour.

Je regarde ici, je regarde là,
Et toujours plus haut flotte mon esprit.
Brimborions sont seulement le faste, l'or et la renommée,
Nature, dans ton sanctuaire !

Un pressentiment de ciel flotte autour,
Sur celui qui comprend la musique de l'amour ;
Car celui qui est pressé sur le sein maternel
Se réjouira dans le ciel même !


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Guy Laffaille, (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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Text added to the website: 2012-09-16.
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