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Im Frühlingsschatten fand ich sie

Language: German (Deutsch)

  Im [Frühlingsschatten]1 fand ich sie,
Da band ich Sie mit Rosenbändern:
Sie fühlt' es nicht und schlummerte.

  Ich sah sie an; mein Leben hing
Mit diesem Blick an ihrem Leben:
Ich fühlt' es wohl und wußt' es nicht.

  Doch lispelt' ich ihr sprachlos zu
Und rauschte mit den Rosenbändern.
Da wachte sie vom Schlummer auf.

  Sie sah mich an; ihr Leben hing
Mit diesem Blick an meinem Leben,
Und um uns ward's Elysium.


Translation(s): ENG ITA DUT SPA FRE CAT
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1 Zemlinsky: "Frühlingsgarten"

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)

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Il laccio di rose", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De rozenband", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Juan Henríquez Concepción) , title 1: "La guirnalda de rosas", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le ruban rose", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "La cinta rosa", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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In spring shade I found her

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

In spring shade I found her,
and bound her with rosy ribbons:
she did not feel it, and slumbered on.

I looked at her; my life hung
with that gaze on her life:
I felt it well, but knew it not.

But I whispered wordlesly to her
and rustled the rosy ribbons.
Then she awoke from her slumber.

She looked at me; her life hung
with this gaze on my life:
and around us it became Elysium.


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"Das Rosenband" - "The ribbon of roses"
"Cidli" - a proper name.

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