Svanesang

Translations © by Marianne Beate Kielland

Song Cycle by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828)

Word count: 1181
Original language: Schwanengesang
1. Liebesbotschaft [sung text checked 1 time]
Rauschendes Bächlein,
So silbern und hell,
Eilst zur Geliebten
So munter und schnell?
Ach trautes Bächlein
Mein Bote sey Du;
Bringe die Grüße
Des Fernen ihr zu.

All' ihre Blumen
Im Garten gepflegt,
Die sie so lieblich
Am Busen trägt,
Und ihre Rosen
In purpurner Gluth,
Bächlein, erquicke
Mit kühlender Fluth.

[Wenn]1 sie am Ufer,
In Träume versenkt,
Meiner gedenkend
Das Köpfchen hängt;
Tröste die Süße
Mit freundlichem Blick,
Denn der Geliebte
Kehrt bald zurück.

Neigt sich die Sonne
Mit röthlichem Schein,
Wiege das Liebchen
In Schlummer ein.
Rausche sie murmelnd
In süße Ruh,
Flüstre ihr Träume
Der Liebe zu.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Missatge d'amor", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Liefdesboodschap", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Richard Morris) , "Love's Message", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Rakkauden", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Message d'amour", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Messaggio d'amore", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "사랑의 전령", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Kjærlighetsbudskap", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, pages 103-104; and with Gesammelte Schriften von Ludwig Rellstab. Neue Ausgabe. Zwölfter Band. Gedichte, Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus. 1860, pages 80-81.

1 Schubert (Neue Gesamtausgabe): "Wann"

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by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
1. Kjærlighetsbudskap
Brusende lille bekk,
sølvskimrende og klar,
iler du til min elskede
så munter og snar?
Akk, pålitelige lille bekk,
vær mitt sendebud;
Overbring henne hilsener
fra det fjerne.

Alle de blomster
hun pleier i hagen,
de hun så kjærlig
bærer ved sitt bryst,
og rosene
i purpurglød - 
Lille bekk, forfrisk dem
med kjølende flod.

Når hun ved elvebredden
sitter hensunket i drømmer,
og tenker på meg
med hengende hode,
Da trøst den vakre
med et vennlig blikk,
for hennes elskede
vil snart vende tilbake.

Når solen synker
med det rødlige skinn,
vugg min elskede
i søvnen inn.
Brus henne mumlende
til stille ro,
hvisk til henne 
drømmer av kjærlighet.

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2. Kriegers Ahnung [sung text checked 1 time]
In tiefer Ruh liegt um mich her
Der Waffenbrüder Kreis;
Mir ist das Herz so bang [und]1 schwer,
Von Sehnsucht mir so heiß.

Wie hab' ich oft so süß [geruht]2
An ihrem Busen warm!
Wie freundlich schien des Heerdes Gluth,
Lag sie in meinem Arm!

Hier, wo der [Flammen]3 düstrer Schein
Ach nur auf Waffen spielt,
Hier fühlt die Brust sich ganz allein,
Der Wehmuth Thräne quillt.

Herz! Daß der Trost Dich nicht verläßt!
[Es]4 ruft noch manche Schlacht. -
Bald ruh' ich wohl und schlafe fest,
Herzliebste - Gute Nacht!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "El pressentiment del guerrer", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Voorgevoel van een soldaat", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Richard Morris) , "Warrior's foreboding", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Pensées de guerrier", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Presentimento del guerriero", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, page 105; and with Mitternachtblatt für gebildete Stände. Herausgegeben von Müllner. 1826, Zweiter Band. Braunschweig, bei Friedrich Vieweg. No. 78. Braunschweig, am 30. Juni 1826, page 312.

1 Schubert (in the repeat): "so"
2 Schubert: "geträumt"
3 Rellstab (Brockhaus 1844 and 1860 editions): "Flamme"
4 Rellstab (Mitternachtblatt), misprint: "Er"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
2. Krigerens forutanelser
I dyp ro ligger mine våpenbrødre
rundt meg i en sirkel;
Mitt hjerte er så engstelig og tungt,
så hett av lengsel.

Hvor ofte har jeg vel drømt søtelig
ved hennes varme bryst!
Hvor vennlig skinte ildens glød
da hun lå i mine armer!

Her hvor flammenes dystre skinn,
akk, kun leker med våpnene,
Her føler mitt bryst seg ganske alene,
vemodets tårer faller.

O hjerte! La ikke trøsten forlate deg!
Ennå kaller mange slag.
Snart skal jeg falle til ro og sove godt,
min hjertens kjær, god natt!

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3. Frühlingssehnsucht [sung text checked 1 time]
Säuselnde Lüfte
Wehend so mild,
Blumiger Düfte
Athmend erfüllt!
Wie haucht Ihr mich wonnig begrüßend an!
Wie habt Ihr dem pochenden Herzen gethan?
Es möchte Euch folgen auf luftiger Bahn!
Wohin?

Bächlein, so munter
Rauschend zumal,
[Wallen]1 hinunter
Silbern in's Thal.
Die schwebende Welle, dort eilt sie dahin!
Tief spiegeln sich Fluren und Himmel darin.
Was ziehst Du mich, sehnend verlangender Sinn,
Hinab?

Grüßender Sonne
Spielendes Gold,
Hoffende Wonne
Bringest Du hold.
Wie labt mich Dein selig begrüßendes Bild!
Es lächelt am tiefblauen Himmel so mild,
Und hat mir das Auge mit Thränen gefüllt! -
Warum?

Grünend umkränzet
Wälder und Höh'!
Schimmernd erglänzet
Blüthenschnee!
So dränget sich Alles zum bräutlichen Licht;
Es schwellen die Keime, die Knospe bricht;
Sie haben gefunden was ihnen gebricht:
Und Du?

Rastloses Sehnen!
Wünschendes Herz,
Immer nur Thränen,
Klage und Schmerz?
Auch ich bin mir schwellender Triebe bewußt!
Wer stillet mir endlich die drängende Lust?
Nur Du [befreiest]2 den Lenz in der Brust,
Nur Du!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Nostàlgia de primavera", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Voorjaarsverlangen", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Spring longing", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Kevään kaipausta", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Ardeurs du printemps", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Nostalgia di primavera", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , "Nostalgia primaveral", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, pages 114-115.

1 Schubert: "Wollen"
2 Schubert: "befreist"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
3. Vårlengsel
Susende vinder 
blåser så mildt
og fyller åndende luften 
med blomsterduft!
Hvor dere puster lykkelig hilsende mot meg!
Hva har dere gjort mot mitt bankende hjerte?
Det vil gjerne følge dere på deres luftige veier!
Men hvor?

Lille bekk, 
alltid muntert farende,
vil sølvskimrende 
ile nedover til dalen.
De svevende bølger, dit iler de hen!
Deri speiler seg dypt åker og himmel.
Hvordan drar du meg, lengtende begjærlige sinn,
bort?

Den hilsende solens 
spillende gull,
ømt bringer 
du håpefull lykke!
Hvor ditt hellige hilsende bilde gleder meg!
Det smiler så mildt på en dypblå himmel
og fyller mine øyne med tårer.
Hvorfor?

Skog og høyder 
omkranses av grønt!
Skimrende skinner 
snøhvite blomster!
Slik trenger alt seg fram mot brudelyset;
Frøene sveller, knoppene brister,
de har funnet hva de begjærer:
Og du?

Rastløse lengsel! 
Ønskende hjerte,
for alltid kun tårer, 
klage og smerte?
Også jeg er bevisst mine svulmende drifter!
Hvem skal til slutt stille min brennende lyst?
Kun du kan befri våren i mitt bryst,
kun du!

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4. Ständchen [sung text checked 1 time]
Leise flehen meine Lieder
Durch die Nacht zu Dir;
In den stillen Hain hernieder,
Liebchen, komm' zu mir!

Flüsternd schlanke Wipfel rauschen
In des Mondes Licht;
Des Verräthers feindlich Lauschen
Fürchte, Holde, nicht.

Hörst die Nachtigallen schlagen?
Ach! sie flehen Dich,
Mit der Töne süßen Klagen
Flehen sie für mich.

Sie verstehn des Busens Sehnen,
Kennen Liebesschmerz,
Rühren mit den Silbertönen
Jedes weiche Herz.

Laß auch Dir die Brust bewegen,
Liebchen, höre mich!
Bebend harr' ich Dir entgegen;
Komm', beglücke mich!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Serenata", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Yen-Chiang Che) , "小夜曲", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Serenade", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Serenade", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Serenade", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Serenadi", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Sérénade", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "세레나데", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Serenade", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) [singable] (Acacio Resende) , "Serenata", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , "Serenata", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Covadonga González Bernardo) , "Serenata", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, pages 101-102.


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by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
4. Serenade
Stille kaller mine sanger
mot deg gjennom natten,
- nedover den stille lunden:
Elskede, kom til meg!

Hviskende rasler de slanke tretoppene
i måneskinnet;
Frykt ikke forrædernes
fiendtlige lytten, min kjære.

Hører du nattergalene synge?
Akk, de kaller på deg,
med klagens søte toner
kaller de deg for meg.

De forstår brystets lengsel,
kjenner kjærlighetens smerte,
rører med sine sølvtoner
ethvert mykt hjerte.

La også ditt bryst beveges,
elskede, lytt til meg!
Sitrende venter jeg deg!
Kom, gjør meg lykkelig!

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5. Aufenthalt [sung text checked 1 time]
Rauschender Strom,
Brausender Wald,
Starrender Fels
Mein Aufenthalt.

Wie sich die Welle
An Welle reiht,
Fließen die Thränen
Mir ewig erneut.

Hoch in den Kronen
Wogend sich's regt,
So unaufhörlich
Mein Herze schlägt.

Und wie des Felsen
Uraltes Erz,
Ewig derselbe
Bleibet mein Schmerz.

Rauschender Strom,
Brausender Wald,
Starrender Fels
Mein Aufenthalt.

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, page 124; and with Gesammelte Schriften von Ludwig Rellstab, Neue Ausgabe, Fünfter Band: Sagen und romantische Erzählungen, Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1860, pages 132-133.


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by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
5. Tilholdssted
Brusende elv,
Raslende skog,
Stirrende Berg
- Mitt tilholdssted.

Som bølge
følger på bølge,
slik strømmer tårene mine 
evig fornyet.

Lik de høye trekronenes
vuggende bevegelser,
slik slår mitt hjerte
uopphørlig.

Og lik bergets
urgamle malm,
forblir min smerte
for alltid den samme.

Brusende elv,
Raslende skog,
Stirrende Berg
- Mitt tilholdssted.

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Translation of title "Aufenthalt" = "Tilholdssted"


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6. In der Ferne [sung text checked 1 time]
Wehe dem Fliehenden
Welt hinaus ziehenden! -
Fremde durchmessenden,
Heimath vergessenden,
Mutterhaus hassenden,
Freunde verlassenden
Folget kein Segen, ach!
Auf ihren Wegen nach!

Herze, das sehnende,
Auge, das thränende,
Sehnsucht, nie endende,
Heimwärts sich wendende!
Busen, der wallende,
Klage, verhallende,
Abendstern, blinkender,
Hoffnungslos sinkender!

Lüfte, Ihr säuselnden,
Wellen sanft kräuselnden,
Sonnenstrahl, eilender,
Nirgend verweilender:
Die mir mit Schmerze, ach!
Dies treue Herze brach, -
Grüßt von [dem]1 Fliehenden,
Welt hinaus ziehenden!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "A la llunyania", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "In den vreemde", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Knut W. Barde) , "From afar", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Kaukana", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Au loin", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Lontano", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "먼 곳에서", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "I det fjerne", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , "En la lejanía", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, pages 118-119.

1 Schubert (erroneously in autograph and first edition): "der"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
by Ludwig Rellstab (1799 - 1860)
6. I det fjerne
Ve den flyktende
som trekker ut i verden!
Som krysser det fremmede,
glemmer sitt hjem,
hater sitt moderhus,
forlater sine venner,
følges ei av velsignelse, akk -
på alle sine veier.

Hjertet, det lengtende,
øyet, det tårevåte,
lengsel, uten ende
vendt mot hjemmet.
Brystet, det svellende,
klagen, klingende,
aftenstjerne blinkende,
synkende uten håp.

Vinder, dere susende,
bølger, mykt krusende,
solstråler, ilende,
aldri blivende:
Hils henne - som med smerte, akk! -
brast dette trofaste hjerte -
fra den flyktende,
rykket bort fra sitt hjem.

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Ade, Du muntre, Du fröhliche Stadt, Ade!
Schon scharret mein Rösslein mit lustigem Fuß;
Jetzt nimm [meinen]1 letzten, den scheidenden Gruß.
Du hast mich wohl [nimmermehr]2 traurig gesehn,
So kann es auch jetzt nicht beim Abschied geschehn.
Ade, Du muntre, Du fröhliche Stadt, Ade!

Ade, Ihr Bäume, Ihr Gärten so grün, Ade! 
Nun reit' ich am silbernen Strome entlang,
Weit schallend ertönet mein Abschiedsgesang;
Nie habt Ihr ein [klagendes]3 Lied gehört,
So wird Euch auch keines beim Scheiden beschert.
Ade, Ihr Bäume, Ihr Gärten so grün, Ade!

Ade, Ihr freundlichen [Mägdelein]4 dort, Ade!
Was schaut Ihr aus blumenumduftetem Haus
Mit schelmischen, lockenden Blicken heraus?
Wie sonst, so grüß' ich und schaue mich um,
Doch [nimmermehr]5 wend' ich mein [Rösselein]6 um.
Ade, Ihr freundlichen [Mägdelein]4 dort, Ade!

Ade, liebe Sonne, so gehst Du zur Ruh, Ade!
Nun schimmert der blinkenden Sterne Gold.
Wie bin ich Euch Sternlein am Himmel so hold;
[Durchziehen die Welt wir]7 auch weit und breit,
Ihr gebt überall uns das treue Geleit.
Ade, liebe Sonne, so gehst Du zur Ruh, Ade!

Ade, Du schimmerndes Fensterlein hell, Ade!
Du glänzest so traulich mit dämmerndem Schein,
Und ladest so freundlich ins Hüttchen uns ein.
Vorüber, ach, ritt ich so manches mal
Und wär' es denn heute zum letzten mal?
Ade, Du schimmerndes Fensterlein hell, Ade!

Ade, Ihr Sterne, verhüllet Euch grau! - Ade!
Des [Fensterleins]8 trübes verschimmerndes Licht
Ersetzt Ihr unzähligen Sterne mir nicht;
Darf ich hier nicht weilen, muß hier vorbei,
Was hilft es [mir]9, folgt Ihr mir noch so treu!
Ade, Ihr Sterne, verhüllet Euch grau! - Ade!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Comiat", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Afscheid", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Farewell", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Jäähyväiset", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Adieux", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Commiato", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ludwig Rellstab. Erstes Bändchen. Berlin, bei Friedrich Laue. 1827, pages 134-135.

1 Schubert (except Neue Gesamtausgabe): "noch den"
2 Schubert: "niemals noch"
3 Schubert: "trauriges"
4 Schubert: "Mägdlein"
5 Schubert: "nimmer"
6 Schubert: "Rößlein"
7 Schubert: "Durchziehn wir die Welt"
8 Schubert: "Fensterlein"
9 omitted by Schubert

Note: Rellstab repeats the first line of each stanza at the end of the respecive stanza, but he had it printed in abbreviated form: "Ade, Du muntre u.s.w.".


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7. Farvel
Farvel! Du muntre og glade by, farvel!
Min hest tripper allerede med lystig fot;
Ta nå imot den siste adskillende hilsen.
Du har vel ennå ikke sett meg sørgmodig,
så skal heller ikke skje ved denne avskjed.

Farvel, dere trær, dere grønneste av hager, farvel!
Nå rir jeg langs den sølvskimrende elven.
Vidt gjallende toner min avskjedssang;
Aldri har dere hørt en trist vise,
den skal heller ikke skjenkes dere ved denne avskjeden.
 
Farvel, dere vennlige ungpiker, farvel!
Hvorfor skuer dere med skjelmske, lokkende
blikk ut av det blomsterduftende huset?
Hva annet kan jeg gjøre enn å hilse og se meg tilbake,
men aldri vender jeg om min hest.

Farvel, kjære sol, så går du til ro, farvel!
Nå skimrer de blinkende stjerners gull.
Hvor dere himmelens stjerner er meg kjær;
Hvor enn vi reiser i verden - vidt og bredt,
er dere overalt våre trofaste følgesvenner.
 
Farvel! Du skimrende lyse lille vindu, farvel!
Du blinker så koselig med et gryende skinn
og inviterer oss vennlig til hytten inn.
Forbi, akk, har jeg ridd så mang en gang,
og var det i dag for siste gang?
 
Farvel, dere stjerner, innhyll dere i grått! Farvel!
De små vinduenes vage, skimrende lys
kan ikke erstatte de utallige stjerner for meg,
jeg kan ikke bli her, må dra forbi,
hva har det å si, dere følger meg uansett så trofast!

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8. Der Atlas [sung text checked 1 time]
Ich unglücksel'ger Atlas! eine Welt,
Die ganze Welt der Schmerzen muß ich tragen,
Ich trage Unerträgliches, und brechen
Will mir das Herz im Leibe.

Du stolzes Herz! du hast es ja gewollt,
Du wolltest glücklich seyn, unendlich glücklich
Oder unendlich elend, stolzes Herz,
Und jetzo bist du elend.

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  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Atlas", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Atlante", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "아틀라스", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Atlas", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 202; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 28.


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8. Atlas
Jeg ulykkelige Atlas! En verden,
all smertes verden må jeg bære,
Jeg bærer det utålelige, og briste
vil mitt hjerte i min kropp.

Du stolte hjerte, du har jo selv ønsket det!
Du ville være lykkelig, uendelig lykkelig,
eller evig elendig, stolte hjerte,
og nå er du elendig.

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Ich stand in [dunkeln]1 Träumen
Und [starrte]2 ihr Bildniß an,
Und das geliebte Antlitz
Heimlich zu leben begann.
 
Um ihre Lippen zog sich
Ein Lächeln wunderbar,
Und wie von Wehmuthsthränen
Erglänzte [ihr]3 Augenpaar.
 
Auch meine Thränen flossen
Mir von den Wangen herab - 
Und ach, ich [kann es]4 nicht glauben,
Daß ich Dich verloren hab'!

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright © 1996
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Hänen kuvansa", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 201; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 27.

1 sometimes given as "dunklen"
2 Beach, Grieg, Schubert: "starrt'"
3 Hinrichs "das"
4 Grieg, Hinrichs, Schumann: "kann's"

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by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
9. Hennes bilde
Jeg stod i mørke drømmer
og stirret på hennes bilde,
og hennes elskelige ansikt
kom hemmelig til liv.

Rundt hennes lepper lokket
et vidunderlig smil,
og som av vedmodstårer
glitret hennes øyne.

Også mine tårer fløt
ned fra mine kinn -
og akk, jeg ikke tro det,
at jeg har mistet deg!

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10. Das Fischermädchen [sung text not yet checked]
Du schönes Fischermädchen,
Treibe den Kahn an's Land;
Komm zu [mir und setze]1 dich nieder,
Wir kosen Hand in Hand.

Leg' an mein Herz dein Köpfchen,
Und fürchte dich nicht [zu]2 sehr,
[Vertrau'st du dich]3 doch sorglos
Täglich dem wilden Meer.

Mein Herz gleicht ganz dem Meere,
Hat Sturm und Ebb' und Fluth,
Und manche schöne Perle
In seiner Tiefe ruht.4

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Het vissersmeisje", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "You beautiful fishermaiden", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Toi, jolie fille du pêcheur", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "La pescatrice", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • POL Polish (Polski) (Aleksander Kraushar) , "Rybaczko piękna, miła", appears in Pieśni Heinego, in Powrót, no. 8, first published 1880
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Stanisław Budziński) , no title, first published 1886
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 186; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 12.

First published as number XII of Drei und dreißig Gedichte von H. Heine in Der Gesellschafter oder Blätter für Geist und Herz. Herausgegeben von F. W. Gubitz. Achter Jahrgang. Berlin, 1824. In der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Sonnabend den 27. März. 50stes Blatt, page 246.

1 Meyerbeer: "mir, setz"
2 Dresel: "so"
3 Dresel: "Trauest du"
4 Meyerbeer adds:
Komm! Komm!
Du schönes Fischermädchen, komm, komm,
Wir kosen Hand in Hand.
Komm! Komm! Komm!

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by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
10.
Du vakre fiskerjente,
Driv din pram mot land;
Kom til meg og sett deg ned,
vi skal kose hånd i hånd.

Legg ditt hode mot mitt hjerte
og vær ikke altfor redd;
Du stoler jo uten sorger på
det ville havet hver dag.

Mitt hjerte er ganske likt havet,
har storm og fjære og flo,
og mange vakre perler
hviler i dets dyp.

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11. Die Stadt [sung text checked 1 time]
Am fernen Horizonte
Erscheint, wie ein Nebelbild,
Die Stadt mit ihren Thürmen,
In Abenddämmrung gehüllt.

Ein feuchter Windzug kräuselt
Die graue Wasserbahn;
Mit traurigem Tacte rudert
Der Schiffer in meinem Kahn.

Die Sonne hebt sich noch einmal
Leuchtend vom Boden empor,
Und zeigt mir jene Stelle,
Wo ich das Liebste verlor.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "La ciutat", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De stad", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Appearing on the far horizon", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , "Am fernen Horizonte", appears in Poems Selected from Heinrich Heine, ed. by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker, p. 94, first published 1887
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La ville", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "La città", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 195; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 21.

First published as number III of Drei und dreißig Gedichte von H. Heine in Der Gesellschafter oder Blätter für Geist und Herz. Herausgegeben von F. W. Gubitz. Achter Jahrgang. Berlin, 1824. In der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Freitag den 26. März. 49stes Blatt, page 243.


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by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
11. Byen
Ved fjerne horisonter
viser seg , som et tåkebilde,
byen med sine tårn
innhyllet i kveldsskumring.

Et fuktig vinddrag kruser
Det grå vannet;
Med en trist takt ror
skipperen min pram.

Solen stiger nok en gang
lysende opp fra  marken
og viser meg hvert et sted,
Hvor jeg mistet min elskede.

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Das Meer erglänzte weit hinaus,
Im letzten Abendscheine;
Wir saßen am einsamen Fischerhaus,
Wir saßen stumm und alleine.

Der Nebel stieg, das Wasser schwoll,
Die Möve flog hin und wieder;
Aus deinen Augen, liebevoll,
Fielen die Thränen nieder.

Ich sah sie fallen auf deine Hand,
Und bin auf's Knie gesunken;
Ich hab' von deiner weißen Hand
Die Thränen fortgetrunken.

Seit jener Stunde verzehrt sich mein Leib,
Die Seele stirbt vor Sehnen; -
Mich hat das unglückseel'ge Weib
Vergiftet mit ihren Thränen.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Vora el mar", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan zee", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "The sea sparkled out in the distance", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Au bord de la mer", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • POL Polish (Polski) (Stanisław Budziński) , no title, first published 1886
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 193; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 19.


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by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
12. Ved havet
Havet glitret langt borte
I det siste kveldslyset;
Vi satt ved det ensomme fiskerhuset,
vi satt stumme og alene.

Tåken samlet seg, vannet svulmet,
Måkene fløy fram og tilbake;
Fra dine kjærlige øyne
falt tårer.

Jeg så dem falle på din hånd
og sank ned på det ene kne;
Fra din hvite hånd
Drakk jeg tårene.

Siden denne stund fortæres mitt legeme,
Sjelen dør av lengsel;
Den ulykkelige kvinne har
forgiftet meg med sine tårer.

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Translation of title "Am Meer" = "Ved havet"


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Translation © by Marianne Beate Kielland
13. Der Doppelgänger [sung text checked 1 time]
Still ist die Nacht, es ruhen die Gassen,
In diesem Hause wohnte mein Schatz;
Sie hat schon längst die Stadt verlassen,
Doch steht noch das Haus auf demselben Platz.

Da steht auch ein Mensch und starrt in die Höhe,
Und ringt die Hände, vor Schmerzensgewalt;
Mir graust es, wenn ich sein Antlitz sehe, -
Der Mond zeigt mir meine eigne Gestalt.

Du [Doppeltgänger]1! du bleicher Geselle!
Was äffst du nach mein Liebesleid,
Das mich gequält auf dieser Stelle,
So manche Nacht, in alter Zeit?

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "El doble", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "De dubbelganger", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Nemesis", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Fredric Kroll) , "The double", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Leon Malinofsky) , "The Spirit Double", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , "Still ist die Nacht, es ruhen die Gassen", appears in Poems Selected from Heinrich Heine, ed. by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker, pages 94-95, first published 1887
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le Sosie", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il sosia", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "그림자", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Confirmed with Buch der Lieder von H. Heine. Hamburg bei Hoffmann und Campe. 1827, page 198; and with Reisebilder von H. Heine. Erster Theil. Hamburg, bey Hoffmann und Campe. 1826, page 24.

First published as number VI of Drei und dreißig Gedichte von H. Heine in Der Gesellschafter oder Blätter für Geist und Herz. Herausgegeben von F. W. Gubitz. Achter Jahrgang. Berlin, 1824. In der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Freitag den 26. März. 49stes Blatt, page 243.

1 Schubert: "Doppelgänger"

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
13.
Natten er stille, gatene er rolige,
I dette huset bodde min skatt;
Hun har for lengst forlatt byen,
Men huset står fremdeles på den samme plass.

Der står det også et menneske og stirrer oppover
og vrir sine hender i smertens vold;
Jeg grøsser når jeg ser hans åsyn -
Månen viser meg mitt eget vesen.

Du dobbeltgjenger, du bleke venn!
hvorfor aper du etter min kjærlighets lidelse
som har gitt meg kvaler på dette sted
så mang en natt, i tidligere tider?

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Translation of title "Der Doppelgänger" = "Dobbeltgjengeren"


Text added to the website: 2008-03-28 00:00:00
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Translation © by Marianne Beate Kielland