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Drüben geht die Sonne scheiden

Language: German (Deutsch)

Drüben [geht]1 die Sonne scheiden,
Und der müde Tag entschlief.
Niederhangen hier die Weiden
In den Teich, so still, so tief.

Und ich muß mein Liebstes meiden:
Quill, o Träne, quill hervor!
Traurig säuseln hier die Weiden,
Und im Winde bebt das Rohr.

[In mein stilles, tiefes Leiden
Strahlst du, Ferne! hell und mild,
Wie durch Binsen hier und Weiden
Strahlt des Abendsternes Bild.]2


Translation(s): CAT ENG ENG FRE

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1 Marteau: "ging"
2 Lang rearranges this stanza like so:
Wie durch Binsen hier und Weiden
Strahlt des Abendsternes Bild.
In mein stilles, tiefes Leiden
Strahlst du, Ferne! hell und mild.

Submitted by Jakob Kellner

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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)


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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The sun is sinking over there", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Walter A. Aue) , "Yonder there the sun is leaving", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2016-11-17 08:56:41

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The sun is sinking over there

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The sun is sinking over there,
and the weary day has fallen asleep.
The willows here hang down
into the pond, so still, so deep.

And I must part from my dearest;
well up, 0 tears, well up within me!
The willows rustle mournfully here,
and the reed trembles in the wind.

Into my silent, deep sorrow,
Shine, distance! bright and mild -
just as, through weeds and willows here,
the evening star's image shines.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 1. Erstes Buch, in Sehnsucht, in Schilflieder, no. 1 CAT FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Curt von Arnim, Heinrich, Freiherr von Bach, as Heinrich Molbe, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Albert Ernst Anton Becker, Ed. Bix, Emile-Robert Blanchet, Wilhelm Claussen, Louis Dumack, Toni Edelmann, Ernst II, Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Ernst Paul Flügel, Robert Franz, A. Friedland, Albert Fuchs, Robert Fuchs, Joseph Gänsbacher, Paul Geisler, Carl Friedrich Johann Girschner, Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Emil Kauffmann, Mathilde von Kralik, Julius Lammers, Josephine Lang, Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, Henri Marteau, C. A. Joh. Masberg, Max Mayer, Emanuel Moór, Joseph Rheinberger, Hugo Riemann, James Rothstein, Ernst Rudorff, Sárvár-Felsővidéki gróf Széchényi Imre, Othmar Schoeck, Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg, Alwin Schutzer, Ferdinand Sieber, Hermann Strusch, Edgar Pierre Joseph Tinel, Paul Umlauft, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen. Go to the text.

 

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:38

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