Dichterliebe

Translations © by Effimia Gianniou

Song Cycle by Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)

Word count: 1057
Original language: Dichterliebe
1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai [sung text checked 1 time]
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai,
Als alle Knospen sprangen, 1 
Da ist in meinem Herzen
Die Liebe aufgegangen.

Im wunderschönen Monat Mai,
Als alle Vögel sangen, 2
Da hab' ich ihr gestanden
Mein Sehnen und Verlangen.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En el meravellós mes de maig", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Jan Rot) , "Hoe onwaarschijnlijk mooi is mei", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist) , "In 't wonderschoone meigetij"
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "In mei, die wondermooie maand", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "In the wonderfully beautiful month of May", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Edgar Alfred Bowring) , appears in The Poems of Heine Complete, first published 1861
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Month of May", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Suloisessa toukokuussa", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 1, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Στον υπέροχο μήνα του Μαγιού", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Nel meraviglioso mese di maggio", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , no title, appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Intermezzo, no. 1, first published 1880
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Ariel E. Ramos) , "En el maravillosamente bello mes de mayo", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "En el mes de mayo, prodigiosamente bello", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 112.

1. Lachner inserts here: "Geweckt von süssen Schmerzen, / Von Sehnsucht sanft umfangen,"
2. Lachner inserts here: "Die Blüten sich umwanden, / Die Zweige sich umschlangen,"

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
1. Στον υπέροχο μήνα του Μαγιού
Στον υπέροχο μήνα του Μαγιού
όπως ανθίζουν τα μπουμπούκια
έτσι άνθισε και στην καρδιά μου η αγάπη

Στον υπέροχο μήνα του Μαγιού
όπως κελαηδούν τα πουλιά
έτσι κι εγώ της εξομολογήθηκα τον 
έρωτα και το πάθος μου

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2. Aus meinen Tränen spriessen [sung text not yet checked]
Aus meinen Tränen sprießen
Viel blühende Blumen hervor,
Und meine Seufzer werden
Ein Nachtigallenchor.

Und wenn du mich lieb hast, Kindchen,
Schenk' ich dir die Blumen all',
Und vor deinem Fenster soll klingen
Das Lied der Nachtigall.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "De les meves llàgrimes broten", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Jan Rot) , "Als dichters 's nachtjes wenen", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Zie, uit mijn tranen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "From my tears sprout forth", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Louis Untermeyer) , "Out of my tears and sorrows", appears in Poems of Heinrich Heine, first published 1917
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 2, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Με τα δάκρυά μου ανθίζουν", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Dalla mie lacrime nascono", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , no title, appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Intermezzo, no. 2, first published 1880
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "De mis lágrimas brotan", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 113.


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
2. Με τα δάκρυά μου ανθίζουν
Με τα δάκρυά μου ανθίζουν
χίλια λαμπερά λουλούδια
και οι στεναγμοί μου μεταμορφώνονται
σε χορωδία από αηδόνια

Κι αν μ’ αγαπάς μικρή μου,
θα σου προσφέρω όλ’ αυτά τα λουλούδια
και μπροστά στο παραθύρι σου θ’ αντηχεί
το τραγούδι τ’ αηδονιού

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3. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne [sung text checked 1 time]
Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne,
Die liebt' ich einst alle in Liebeswonne.
Ich lieb' sie nicht mehr, ich liebe alleine
Die Kleine, die Feine, die Reine, die Eine;1
Sie selber, aller Liebe [Bronne]2,
Ist Rose und Lilie und Taube und Sonne.3

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "La rosa, el lliri, el colom, el sol", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "De bloempjes de bijtjes, de kalfjes in weitjes", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De roos en de lelie, de duif en het zonlicht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "The rose, the lily, the dove, the sun", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Philip G. L. Webb) , appears in Translations from Heine and Goethe, first published 1912
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 3, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Το ρόδο, τον κρίνο, το περιστέρ", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "La rosa, il giglio, la colomba", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , no title, appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Intermezzo, no. 3, first published 1880
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "La rosa, el lirio, la paloma, el sol", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 113.

1 Lachner adds after this: "Sie lieb ich alleine."
2 Meyerbeer, Schumann: "Wonne"
3 Lachner adds after this: "Ich liebe alleine die Reine, die Eine, / Sie selber ist Taube und Sonne."

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
3. Το ρόδο, τον κρίνο, το περιστέρ
Το ρόδο, τον κρίνο, το περιστέρι, τον ήλιο
όλα τ’ αγάπησα με μέθη δεν τ’ αγαπώ πια
δεν αγαπώ παρά μόνο εκείνη
την τόσο χαριτωμένη, την τόσο αγνή, την τόσο όμορφη!
Εκείνη μόνο, πηγή κάθε αγάπης,
είναι για μένα το ρόδο, το κρίνο, το περιστέρι, ο ήλιος
δεν αγαπώ παρά μόνο εκείνη εκείνη μόνο
την τόσο χαριτωμένη, την τόσο αγνή, την τόσο όμορφη.

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4. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' [sung text not yet checked]
Wenn ich in deine Augen seh',
So schwindet [all' mein Leid]1 und Weh; 
Doch wenn ich küße deinen Mund,
So werd' ich ganz und gar gesund.

Wenn ich mich lehn' an deine Brust,
Kommt's über mich wie Himmelslust;
Doch wenn du sprichst: ich liebe dich!
[So]2 muß ich weinen bitterlich.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Quan et miro als ulls", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Als ik je lieve ogen zie", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Als ik jou in de ogen kijk", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "When I gaze into your eyes", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 4, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Όταν κοιτάζω μέσα στα μάτια σ&", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Quando ti guardo negli occhi", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , no title, appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Intermezzo, no. 4, first published 1880
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Si te miro a los ojos", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Gerardo Garciacano Hinojosa) (Simone von Büren) , "Cuando te miro en los ojos", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 114.

1 Franz, Dresel: "alles Leid"
2 Wolf: "Dann"

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
4. Όταν κοιτάζω μέσα στα μάτια σ&
Όταν κοιτάζω μέσα στα μάτια σου
κάθε πόνος, κάθε λύπη, μ’ εγκαταλείπει
κι όταν φιλώ τα χείλη σου
αισθάνομαι πως θεραπεύομαι από κάθε κακό

Όταν σκύβω πάνω στο στήθος σου
νιώθω μια θεϊκή χαρά
μα όταν μου λες: σ’ αγαπώ!
Δεν μπορώ παρά να κλαίω πικρά

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5. Ich will meine Seele tauchen [sung text not yet checked]
Ich will meine Seele tauchen
In den Kelch der Lilie hinein;
Die Lilie soll klingend hauchen
Ein Lied von der Liebsten mein.

Das Lied soll schauern und beben
Wie der Kuß von ihrem Mund,
Den sie mir einst gegeben
In wunderbar süßer Stund'.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Vull endinsar la meva ànima", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Ik dompel dit liefdesliedje", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "In de kelk van de lelie wil 'k baden", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "I want to delve my soul", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (John Todhunter) , appears in Heine's Book of Songs, first published 1907
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 7, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Θέλω να βουτήξω την ψυχή μου", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Voglio tuffare la mia anima", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , no title, appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Intermezzo, no. 7, first published 1880
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Stanisław Budziński) , no title
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Quiero zambullir mi alma", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 115.


Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
5. Θέλω να βουτήξω την ψυχή μου
Θέλω να βουτήξω την ψυχή μου
στον κάλυκα των κρίνων
έτσι που το κρίνο μ’ ένα στεναγμό
να αποπνεύσει ερωτικό τραγούδι

Ένα τραγούδι φλογερό κι ανατριχιαστικό
όπως το φιλί απ’ το στόμα της
που μου έδωσε μια μέρα
σε μια υπέροχα γλυκιά στιγμή

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6. Im Rhein, im schönen Strome [sung text checked 1 time]
[Im]1 Rhein, [im]1 [schönen]2 Strome,
Da spiegelt sich in den [Well'n]3
Mit seinem großen Dome
Das [große, heil'ge]4 Köln.

Im Dom da steht ein Bildnis,
Auf [goldnem Leder]5 gemalt;
In meines Lebens Wildnis
Hat's freundlich [hineingestrahlt]6.

Es schweben Blumen und Eng'lein
Um unsre liebe Frau;
Die Augen, die Lippen, die Wänglein,
Die gleichen der Liebsten genau.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En el Rin, el bonic riu", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "In Keulen hoor ik het dond'ren", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De Rijn, die stroom o zo prachtig", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "In the Rhine, in the fair stream", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Arthur Westbrook) , "In the Rhine, that noble river"
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 11, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Στον Ρήνο, στο ιερό ποτάμι", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Nel Reno, nel sacro fiume", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "En el Rin, el santo río", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 120.

1 Hollmann, Urspruch: "Am" / "am"; further changes may exist for Hollmann's setting, not shown above.
2 originally, "heiligen"; Schumann and Franz use this version.
3 Liszt: "Wellen"
4 Liszt, Urspruch: "große, das heilige"
5 Franz: "goldenem Grunde"; Urspruch "goldenes Leder"
6 Urspruch: "herein gestrahlt"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
6. Στον Ρήνο, στο ιερό ποτάμι
Στον Ρήνο, στο ιερό ποτάμι
αντανακλάται ανάμεσα στα κύματα
με τον μεγάλο γοτθικό θόλο
η Αγία και μεγάλη πόλη της Κολωνίας

Μέσα στον θόλο είναι μια εικόνα
ζωγραφισμένη πάνω σε χρυσαφένιο δέρμα
μέσα στην ερημιά της ζωής μου
ήταν για μένα μια ακτίνα φωτός

Λουλούδια και άγγελοι φτερουγίζουν
γύρω απ’ την Αγία μας Παρθένο
τα μάτια της, τα χείλη της, τα τρυφερά της μάγουλα
μοιάζουν να μπερδεύονται μ’ εκείνα της αγαπημένης μου

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7. Ich grolle nicht, und wenn das Herz auch bricht [sung text checked 1 time]
Ich grolle nicht, und wenn das Herz auch bricht,
Ewig verlor'nes Lieb, ich grolle nicht.
Wie du auch strahlst in Diamantenpracht,
Es fällt kein Strahl in deines Herzens Nacht.
Das weiß ich längst.

Ich grolle nicht, und wenn das Herz auch bricht,
Ich sah dich ja im [Traum]1,
Und sah die Nacht in deines Herzens [Raum]2,
Und sah die Schlang', die dir am Herzen frißt,
Ich sah, mein Lieb, wie sehr du elend bist.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "No et guardo rancúnia, encara que se'm trenqui el cor", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Mij hoor je niet", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Ik ben niet boos", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "I bear no grudge, even when my heart is breaking", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "I hold no grudge", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (David Le Marrec) , "Je ne me plains", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 18, first published 1827 [an adaptation]
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Io non mi lamento", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "No guardo rencor, aunque se me rompa el corazón", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 125.

1 Schumann: "Traume"
2 Schumann: "Raume"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
7. Δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία
Δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία, ακόμα κι αν η καρδιά μου ραγίζει
ω! αγαπημένη μου που έχεις χαθεί για πάντα, δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία!
ακόμα κι αν λάμπεις με τα διαμαντένια σου στολίδια,
καμιά ακτίνα δεν φτάνει το λυκόφως που βασιλεύει στην καρδιά σου.
το ξέρω πολύ καλά.

Δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία, ακόμα κι αν η καρδιά μου ραγίζει
σε είδα μέσα σε όνειρο
και είδα το σκοτάδι που γεμίζει την ψυχή σου,
είδα το φίδι που κατατρώει την καρδιά σου,
είδα, ακριβή μου αγάπη, την ατέλειωτη δυστυχία σου.
δεν κρατώ καμιά κακία.

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8. Und wüßten's die Blumen, die kleinen [sung text checked 1 time]
Und wüßten's die Blumen, die kleinen,
Wie tief verwundet mein Herz,
Sie würden mit mir weinen,
Zu heilen meinen Schmerz.

Und wüßten's die Nachtigallen,
Wie ich so traurig und krank,
Sie ließen fröhlich erschallen
Erquickenden Gesang.

Und wüßten sie mein Wehe,
Die [goldnen]1 Sternelein,
Sie kämen aus ihrer Höhe,
Und sprächen Trost mir ein.

[Die]2 alle können's nicht wissen,
Nur [eine]3 kennt meinen Schmerz;
[Sie]4 hat ja selbst zerrissen,
Zerrissen mir das Herz.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "I si les flors, les petites, sabessin", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "En stel dat de bloemetjes raadden", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "And if the blooms - the small ones - knew", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Alma Strettell) , "Und wüßten's die Blumen, die kleinen", appears in Poems Selected from Heinrich Heine, ed. by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker, London: Walter Scott, Limited, page 64, first published 1887
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 22, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Κι αν τα μικρά λουλούδια γνώρ&", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Se sapessero i fiorellini", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Stanisław Budziński) , no title, first published 1886
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Si supieran las florecitas", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 128.

Note: Christian Jost's setting begins "Zerrissen mir das Herz" (the last line) and then follows the rest of the text.

1 Jost, Schumann: "goldenen"
2 Jost, Schumann: "Sie"
3 Mendelssohn-Hensel: "einer"
4 Mendelssohn-Hensel: "Er"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
8. Κι αν τα μικρά λουλούδια γνώρ&
Κι αν τα μικρά λουλούδια γνώριζαν
πόσο έχει πληγωθεί η καρδιά μου,
θα έκλαιγαν μαζί μου
για να γιατρεύσουν τον πόνο μου.

Κι αν τα αηδόνια γνώριζαν
πόσο θλιμμένος και άρρωστος είμαι
θα τραγουδούσαν ένα χαρούμενο τραγούδι
για ν’ απαλύνουν το βασανιστήριό μου.

Κι αν γνώριζαν τον πόνο μου
τα μικρά χρυσαφένια άστρα
θα κατέβαιναν απ’ το στερέωμα
για να μου δώσουν λίγη ελπίδα.

Κανείς όμως δεν μπορεί να γνωρίζει:
μια μόνο γνωρίζει τον πόνο μου.
γιατί αυτή η ίδια έχει σχίσει, 
έχει σχίσει με τα χέρια της, την καρδιά μου.

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9. Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen [sung text checked 1 time]
Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen,
Trompeten schmettern [drein]1;
Da tanzt [wohl]2 den Hochzeitreigen
Die Herzallerliebste mein.

Das ist ein Klingen und Dröhnen,
[Von Pauken und Schalmei'n]3;
Dazwischen schluchzen und stöhnen
Die [guten]4 Engelein.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Això és un tocar de flautes i violins", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Als bruid en bruidegom kussen!", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Dat is me een fluiten en baltsen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "There is a fluting and fiddling", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Edgar Alfred Bowring) , appears in The Poems of Heine Complete, first published 1861
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 20, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Με τραγούδι από βιολιά και φλ&", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "E' un suono di flauti e violini", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Esas son flautas y violines", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 127.

1 Schumann: "darein"
2 added by Schumann.
3 Schumann: "Ein Pauken und ein Schalmei'n"
4 Schumann: "lieblichen"

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
9. Με τραγούδι από βιολιά και φλ&
Με τραγούδι από βιολιά και φλάουτα
με ήχους από δυνατά σαλπίσματα
η λατρεμένη της καρδιάς μου
χορεύει τον νυφικό χορό.

Είναι ένα πανδαιμόνιο εκκωφαντικό
από κύμβαλα και αυλούς
όπου αναμειγνύονται στεναγμοί και λυγμοί
των μικρών αγγέλων τ’ ουρανού.

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10. Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen [sung text checked 1 time]
Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen,
Das einst die Liebste sang,
[So will mir die Brust]1 zerspringen
[Vor]2 wildem [Schmerzendrang.]3

[Es treibt mich]4 ein dunkles Sehnen
Hinauf [zur]5 Waldeshöh',
Dort löst sich auf in Tränen
Mein übergroßes Weh'.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Quan sento la cançoneta", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Hoor nou 's wat ze zingen", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Hoor ik het liedje zingen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "I hear the dear song sounding", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Kun kuulen laulun soivan", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 40, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Όταν ακούω το τραγούδι που", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Sento risuonare la canzone", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Cuando escucho la canción", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 145.

1 Meyerbeer: "Will mir das Herz"
2 Schumann: "Von"
3 Franz, Hinrichs: "Schmerzensdrang"
4 Meyerbeer: "Mich treibt"
5 Hinrichs: "zu der"

Research team for this text: René Slot , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
10. Όταν ακούω το τραγούδι που
Όταν ακούω το τραγούδι
που τραγουδούσε άλλοτε η αγαπημένη μου
η καρδιά μου είναι έτοιμη να ραγίσει
κάτω από το πνίξιμο του πόνου.

Μια γκρίζα μελαγχολία με παρασύρει
προς τα ψηλά του δάσους,
και ο ατέλειωτος πόνος μου
καταλήγει σε δάκρυα.

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11. Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen [sung text checked 1 time]
Ein Jüngling liebt ein [Mädchen,]1
Die hat einen andern erwählt;
Der andre liebt eine andre,
Und hat sich mit dieser vermählt.

Das Mädchen [heiratet]2 aus Ärger
Den ersten besten Mann,
Der ihr in den Weg gelaufen;
Der Jüngling ist übel dran.

Es ist eine alte Geschichte,
Doch bleibt sie immer neu;
Und wem sie [just]3 passieret,
Dem bricht das Herz entzwei.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Un noi estima una noia", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Wil Jantje graag met Pietje", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Een jongen houdt van 'n meisje", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "A young man loved a girl", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 39, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Ένας νέος αγαπά μια νέα", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Un giovanotto ama una fanciulla", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Un chico ama a una chica", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 144.

1 Heine: in the original published version: "Mägdlein"
2 Alnæs, Schumann: "nimmt" (took)
3 Engelmann: "jüngst"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
11. Ένας νέος αγαπά μια νέα
Ένας νέος αγαπά μια νέα
η όμορφη όμως αυτή νέα διαλέγει έναν άλλο.
Αυτός ο άλλος αγαπά μιαν άλλη
και γίνεται ο άντρας της.

Η νέα, παρά την θέλησή της,
παντρεύεται τον πρώτο ευγενή
που συναντά στο διάβα της
ο νέος γεμίζει από οργή.

Αυτή είναι μια παλιά ιστορία
που ανανεώνεται αδιάκοπα·
εάν τυχαία σε κάποιον συμβεί
του ραγίζει την καρδιά.

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12. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen [sung text checked 1 time]
Am leuchtenden [Sommermorgen]1
Geh' ich im Garten herum.
Es flüstern und sprechen die Blumen,
[Ich aber, ich wandle stumm.]2

Es flüstern und sprechen die Blumen,
Und [schaun]3 mitleidig mich an:
Sei [unserer]4 Schwester nicht böse,
Du trauriger blasser Mann.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En un lluminós matí d'estiu", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Een zwoelige zomermorgen", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op 'n stralende zomermorgen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "On a shining summer morning", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (John Todhunter) , "Poetical idea", first published <<1907
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 45, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Ένα ηλιόλουστο καλοκαιριάτ_", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Una luminosa mattina d'estate", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "En una luminosa mañana de verano", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Gaul: "Frühlingsmorgen"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 R. Schumann follows Heine's original version: "Ich aber wandle stumm".
3 Franz: "schauen"
4 Franz, R. Schumann: "unsrer"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
12. Ένα ηλιόλουστο καλοκαιριάτ_
Ένα ηλιόλουστο καλοκαιριάτικο πρωινό,
περπατώ στον κήπο,
τα λουλούδια μιλούν ψιθυριστά
μα εγώ βαδίζω σιωπηλά.

Τα λουλούδια μιλούν ψιθυριστά,
με κοιτούν με οίκτο
μην κρατάς κακία στην αδερφή μας
νέε που είσαι θλιμμένος και χλωμός!

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13. Ich hab' im Traum geweinet [sung text not yet checked]
Ich hab' im [Traum]1 geweinet,
Mir träumte, du lägest im Grab.
Ich wachte auf, und die Träne 
Floß noch von der Wange herab.

Ich hab' im Traum geweinet,
Mir träumt', du verließest mich.
Ich wachte auf, und ich weinte
Noch lange bitterlich.

Ich hab' im Traum geweinet,
Mir träumte, du [wär'st mir noch]2 gut.
Ich wachte auf, und noch immer
Strömt meine Tränenflut.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "He plorat en somnis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Ik droomde dat je dood was", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Al dromend moest ik huilen", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "I wept in my dream", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 55, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Έκλαψα στο όνειρό μου", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Ho pianto in sogno", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "He llorado en sueños", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 159.

1 Franz: "Traume", passim.
2 Loewe: "bliebest mir"

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
13. Έκλαψα στο όνειρό μου
Έκλαψα στο όνειρό μου,
 σε ονειρεύτηκα νεκρή μέσα σε τάφο,
ξύπνησα και ένα δάκρυ
κυλούσε ακόμα στο μάγουλό μου.

Έκλαψα στο όνειρό μου,
ονειρεύτηκα πως με είχες εγκαταλείψει.
Ξύπνησα και έκλαψα
ακόμα περισσότερο πικρά.

Έκλαψα στο όνειρό μου,
ονειρεύτηκα πως είχες μείνει πιστή σε μένα.
Ξύπνησα, και χωρίς σταματημό
ανάβλυζε ο χείμαρρος των δακρύων μου.

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14. Allnächtlich im Traume seh' ich dich [sung text checked 1 time]
Allnächtlich im Traume seh' ich dich
Und sehe dich freundlich grüßen,
Und laut aufweinend stürz' ich mich
Zu deinen süßen Füßen.

Du [siehst]1 mich an wehmütiglich
Und schüttelst das blonde Köpfchen;
Aus deinen Augen schleichen sich  
Die Perlentränentröpfchen.

Du [sagst]2 mir heimlich ein leises Wort
Und gibst mir den Strauß von Zypressen.
Ich wache auf, und der Strauß ist fort,
[Und das]3 Wort hab' ich vergessen.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Totes les nits et veig en somnis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Waar ben ik? Een kelder. Daar brandt licht!", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "Nightly I see you in my dreaming", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 56, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Κάθε νύχτα, σε βλέπω σε όνειρο", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Tutte le notti in sogno", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Todas las noches te veo en sueños", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 160.

1 Schumann: "siehest"
2 Franz: "sagest"
3 Mendelssohn, Schumann: "Und 's"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
14. Κάθε νύχτα, σε βλέπω σε όνειρο
Κάθε νύχτα, σε βλέπω σε όνειρο:
με υποδέχεσαι ευγενικά,
κι εγώ ρίχνομαι με λυγμούς
στα πόδια σου τα λατρεμένα.

Με κοιτάς με μελαγχολία,
κουνώντας το μικρό ξανθό σου κεφαλάκι:
απ’ τα μάτια σου ξεφεύγουν, φευγαλέα,
τα μαργαριτάρια των δακρύων σου.

Πολύ σιγά, μου λες μια λέξη στοργική,
προσφέροντας μου ένα μπουκέτο από κυπαρίσσι·
Ξυπνώ: κανένα μπουκέτο πια
Και την λέξη, την έχω ξεχάσει.

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15. Aus alten Märchen winkt es [sung text checked 1 time]
Aus alten Märchen winkt es
Hervor mit weißer Hand,
Da singt es und da klingt es
Von einem Zauberland;

Wo bunte Blumen blühen
Im gold'nen Abendlicht,
Und lieblich duftend glühen,
Mit bräutlichem Gesicht;

Und grüne Bäume singen
Uralte Melodei'n,
Die Lüfte heimlich klingen,
Und Vögel schmettern drein;

Und Nebelbilder steigen
Wohl aus der Erd' hervor,
Und tanzen luft'gen Reigen
Im wunderlichen Chor; 

Und blaue Funken brennen
An jedem Blatt und Reis,
Und rote Lichter rennen
Im irren, wirren Kreis;

Und laute Quellen brechen
Aus wildem Marmorstein.
Und seltsam in den Bächen
Strahlt fort der Widerschein. 

Ach, könnt' ich dorthin kommen,
Und dort mein Herz erfreu'n,
Und aller Qual entnommen,
Und frei und selig sein!

Ach! jenes Land der Wonne,
Das seh' ich oft im Traum,
Doch kommt die Morgensonne,
Zerfließt's wie eitel Schaum.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "De vells contes em fa signes", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Uit vieze filmpjes weet je", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Uit oude sprookjes wenkt het", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "From old fairy tales beckons", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Από τα βάθη των παλιών θρύλων", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Dalle vecchie fiabe qualcosa mi chiama", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Desde los viejos cuentos", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 148.

Note: this is the original version. Later editions had many changes.

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
15. Από τα βάθη των παλιών θρύλων
Από τα βάθη των παλιών θρύλων
ένα λευκό χέρι κάνει σινιάλο,
όλα τραγουδούν εκεί, όλα αντηχούν
σ’ αυτή την υπέροχη γη:

Όπου λαμπυρίζουν πολύχρωμα λουλούδια
στο χρυσαφένιο φως του δειλινού
και απλώνουν τα ευγενικά τους αρώματα
με μια όψη νυμφική:

Τα δέντρα καταπράσινα τραγουδούν
αιώνιες μελωδίες,
ο αέρας είναι γεμάτος από μυστικούς τόνους
στους οποίους αναμειγνύονται τα τιτιβίσματα των πουλιών·

Εικόνες ομίχλης
υψώνονται από την γη
και χορεύουν ατμώδεις κυκλικούς χορούς
μέσα σε μια παράξενη χορωδία·

Γαλάζιες σπίθες λάμπουν
σε κάθε φύλλο, σε κάθε κλαδί,
και κόκκινα αμυδρά φώτα
στριφογυρίζουν τρελά·

Θορυβώδεις πηγές
αναβλύζουν από το άγριο μάρμαρο.
Και στα ρυάκια ακτινοβολεί
η παράξενη αντανάκλαση.

Αχ! αν μπορούσα να βρεθώ εκεί-κάτω,
να δώσω χαρά στην καρδιά μου
και αποτραβηγμένος από τα βάσανά μου
να γίνω τελικά ελεύθερος κι ευτυχισμένος!

Αλίμονο! Αυτή την γη των απολαύσεων
την ονειρεύομαι συχνά
μα πριν καλά-καλά ξημερώσει
εξατμίζεται σαν καπνός.

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16. Die alten, bösen Lieder [sung text checked 1 time]
Die alten, bösen Lieder,
Die Träume [schlimm]1 und arg,
Die laßt uns jetzt begraben,
Holt einen großen Sarg.

Hinein leg' ich gar manches,
Doch sag' ich noch nicht was;
Der Sarg muß sein noch größer,
Wie's Heidelberger Faß.

Und holt eine Totenbahre,
[Von Brettern]2 [fest und dick]3;
Auch muß sie sein noch länger,
Als wie zu Mainz die Brück'.

Und holt mir auch zwölf Riesen,
Die müssen noch stärker sein
Als wie der [heil'ge]4 Christoph
Im Dom zu Köln am Rhein.

Die sollen den Sarg forttragen,
Und senken ins Meer hinab,
Denn solchem großen Sarge
Gebührt ein großes Grab.

Wißt ihr, warum der Sarg wohl
So groß und schwer mag sein?
Ich [legt']5 auch meine Liebe 
Und meinen Schmerz hinein.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Les velles, infames cançons", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Jan Rot) , "Genoeg, genoeg gezongen", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De oude, boze lied'ren", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "The old, angry songs", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 65, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Effimia Gianniou) , "Τα παλιά κακοποιά τραγούδια", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Assaf Levitin) (Michal Levitin) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "I vecchi canti malvagi", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Wilson Hidalgo) , "Las viejas y amargas canciones", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 170.

1 Schumann: "bös'"
2 Schumann: "Und Bretter"
3 Jost: "dick und fest"
4 Schumann: "starke"
5 Schumann: "senkt'"
6 Jost adds a couplet from "Aus alten Märchen winkt es" at the end of his setting of this poem:
Und aller Qual entnommen,
Und frei und selig sein!

Research team for this text: René Slot , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
16. Τα παλιά κακοποιά τραγούδια
Τα παλιά κακοποιά τραγούδια,
τα κακά κι άσχημα όνειρα,
ας τα θάψουμε τελικά,
φέρτε ένα μεγάλο φέρετρο!

Θα βάλω σ’ αυτό πράγματα πολλά
-θα το μάθετε αμέσως-
μου χρειάζεται όμως ένα φέρετρο
πιο μεγάλο κι απ’ το βαρέλι της Χαϊδελβέργης.

Ας μου βρουν ένα φορείο
με σανίδες χοντρές και στέρεες!
Και να είναι μακρύ, πιο μακρύ
κι από την γέφυρα του Μάιντς.

Φέρτε μου δώδεκα γίγαντες,
που να είναι δυνατοί, πιο δυνατοί ακόμα
κι από τον Άγιο Χριστόφορο, τον δυνατό
του καθεδρικού ναού της Κολωνίας στον Ρήνο!

Θα φέρουν το φέρετρο
Και θα το βουλιάξουν στον βυθό της θάλασσας,
διότι γι’ αυτό το τεράστιο φέρετρο
χρειάζεται ένας τεράστιος τάφος.

Ξέρετε γιατί αυτό το φέρετρο
πρέπει να είναι τόσο μεγάλο και τόσο βαρύ;
για να χωρέσω εκεί μαζί
όλη την αγάπη και τον πόνο μου!

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