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Waldseligkeit

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Wald beginnt zu rauschen,
den Bäumen naht die Nacht,
als ob sie selig lauschen,
berühren sie sich sacht.

Und unter ihren Zweigen,
da bin ich ganz allein,
da bin ich ganz mein eigen :
ganz nur Dein!


Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG FRE IRI SPA

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Confirmed with Richard Dehmel, Gesammelte Werke in drei Bände, Erster Band, S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin, 1920, Erlösungen, page 55.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Bliss in the woods", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Addie Funk) , "Forest solitude"
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Béatitude en forêt", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "Aoibhneas sna Coillte", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfredo García) , "Felicidad del bosque", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Forest solitude

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The woods begin a-sighing,
The night falls on the trees,
That one another nighing
Lo! whisper in the breeze.

Beneath their gentle rustle
I'm sitting all alone,
Lost to the world's loud bustle
All thine own.


From a Marx score.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Based on

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

    [ None yet in the database ]


Text added to the website: 2013-10-01.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:21
Line count: 8
Word count: 36