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Was weht um meine Schläfe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Was weht um meine Schläfe 
Wie laue Frühlingsluft, 
Was spielt um meine Wangen
Wie süßer Rosenduft?
 
Es ist dein holder Gedanke, 
Der tröstend mich umspielt,
Es ist dein stilles Sehnen, 
Was meine Schläfe kühlt!

Und was wie Harfenklänge
Um meine Sinne schwirrt,
Mein Name ist's, der leise 
Von deinen Lippen irrt.

Ich fühle deine Nähe! 
Es ist dein Wunsch, dein Geist,
Der mich aus weiter Ferne 
An deinen Busen reißt.


Translation(s): DUT ENG 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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Geesten elkaar nabij", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "Spirits around", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Esprit proche", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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Geesten elkaar nabij

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Wat waait mij om de slapen? 
Is 't lente die ik speur?
Wat speelt mij om de wangen 
als zoete rozengeur?

Het is jouw vriend'lijke denken, 
dat troostend mij omspoelt,
Het is jouw stil verlangen, 
dat mij de slapen koelt!
 
En wat als harpenklanken mij 
om het hoofd heen dwaalt,
Het is mijn naam die zachtjes 
jou van de lippen daalt.

Ik voel hoe jij nabij bent, 
jouw geest die mij verrukt,
Die mij vanuit de verte zacht 
aan je boezem drukt.


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2013 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2013-04-10.
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