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Selbstbetrug

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Vorhang schwebet hin und her
Bei meiner Nachbarin.
Gewiß sie lauschet überquer,
Ob ich zu Hause bin,

Und ob der eifersücht'ge Groll,
Den ich am Tag gehegt,
Sich, wie er nun auf immer soll,
Im tiefen Herzen regt.

Doch leider hat das schöne Kind
Dergleichen nicht gefühlt.
Ich seh', es ist der Abendwind,
Der mit dem Vorhang spielt.


Translation(s): FRE FRE RUS RUS

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Confirmed with Goethe's poetische und prosaische Werke in zwei Bänden, Volume 1, Issue 1, Stuttgart und Tübingen, Verlag der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1836, pages 4-5.


Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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)

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Autosuggestion", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • RUS Russian (Русский) (Mikhail Larionovich Mikhailov) , title 1: "Обман", 1862


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Autosuggestion

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

Le rideau flotte çà et là
Chez ma voisine.
C'est sûr elle jette un œil en coin
Pour voir si je suis chez moi.

Et si la jalouse rancœur
Que j'ai nourrie ce jour
Me tient encore au cœur
Maintenant et à jamais.

Mais hélas la belle enfant
N'a pas ressenti la même rancœur.
Je le vois, c'est le vent du soir
Qui joue avec le rideau.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Selbstbetrug", written 1803 RUS RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Nikolai Karlovich Medtner, Elise Müller, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Othmar Schoeck, Gustav Thudichum, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2012-09-22.
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