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Der Mond steht über dem Berge

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Mond steht über dem Berge,
So recht für verliebte Leut';
Im Garten rieselt ein Brunnen,
Sonst Stille weit und breit.

Neben der Mauer im Schatten,
Da stehn der Studenten drei,
Mit Flöt' und Geig' und Zither,
Und singen und spielen dabei.

Die Klänge schleichen der Schönsten
Sacht in den Traum hinein,
sie schaut den blonden Geliebten
und lispelt: »Vergiß nicht mein!«


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) , "Serenade (De maan staat boven de bergen)", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Serenade", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Sérénade", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37

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Word count: 62

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Serenade

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The moon hangs over the mountain,
So fitting for love-struck people.
In the garden trickles a fountain;
Otherwise, it is still far and wide.

Near the wall, in shadows,
there stand the students three:
with flute and fiddle and zither,
they sing and play there.

The sounds waft up to the loveliest of women,
gently entering her dreams.
She gazes on her blond beloved
and whispers: "Forget me not!"


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Franz Theodor Kugler (1808 - 1858), from Gedichte, Stuttgart and Tübingen, first published 1840 DUT FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Franz Wilhelm Abt, Johannes Brahms, Reinhold Ludwig Herman, Theodor Pfeiffer. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37

Line count: 12
Word count: 69