Language: German (Deutsch)
Aus silbergrauen Gründen tritt
Ein schlankes Reh
Im winterlichen Wald
Und prüft vorsichtig, Schritt für Schritt,
Den reinen, kühlen, frischgefallnen Schnee.
Und deiner denk' ich, zierlichste Gestalt.
Translation(s): 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, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Première neige", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "First snowfall", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
From the silver-grey grounds steps
A slender deer
In the wintry forest
And, step by step, it carefully tests
The pure, cool, freshly fallen snow.
And I think of you, most graceful of forms.
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