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Nicht im Tale der süßen Heimat

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nicht im Tale der süßen Heimat,
Beim Gemurmel der Silberquelle -
Bleich getragen aus dem Schlachtfeld
Denk' ich dein, du süßes Leben!

All die Freunde sind gefallen,
Sollt' ich weilen hier der eine?
Nein! schon naht der bleiche Bote,
Der mich leitet zur süßen Heimat.

Flecht ins Haar den Kranz der Hochzeit,
Halt bereit die Brautgewande
Und die vollen, duft'gen Schalen:
Denn wir kehren alle wieder
In das Tal der süßen Heimat.

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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R. Schumann sets stanzas 1-2

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan Anna II", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "To Anna", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , "À Anna II", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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