מחזור שירים

Song Cycle by Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)

Word count: 625
Original language: Liederkreis von Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
1. In der Fremde [sung text checked 1 time]
Aus der Heimat hinter den Blitzen rot
Da kommen die Wolken her,
Aber Vater und Mutter sind lange tot,
Es kennt mich dort [keiner]1 mehr.

Wie bald, wie bald kommt die stille Zeit,
Da ruhe ich auch, und über mir
[Rauschet]2 die schöne Waldeinsamkeit,
Und keiner [mehr kennt mich auch]3 hier.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Far from home", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "בנכר", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "In terra straniera", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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1 Eisler: "niemand"
2 Brahms, Schumann: "rauscht"
3 Brahms, Schumann: "kennt mich mehr"

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1. בנכר
ממולדתי, בעקבות הברקים האדומים, מגיעים העננים. אבל אבא ואמא כבר מזמן מתים ואותי איש אינו מכיר. מתי, מתי יגיע הזמן השקט שבו אנוח גם אני? ומסביבי הומה בדידות היער הנפלאה. ואותי איש אינו מכיר

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2. Intermezzo [sung text checked 1 time]
Dein Bildnis wunderselig
Hab ich im Herzensgrund,
Das sieht so frisch und fröhlich
Mich an zu jeder Stund'.

Mein Herz still in sich singet
Ein altes schönes Lied,
Das in die Luft sich schwinget
Und zu dir eilig zieht.

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2. אינטרמצו
דמותך המאושרת להפליא מונחת במעמקי ליבי. רעננה ושמחה היא מסתכלת אלי בכל שעה. ליבי בתוך עצמו שר בשקט שיר נושן יפה המרחף באוויר וממהר אלייך.

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3. Waldesgespräch [sung text checked 1 time]
Es ist schon spät, es [wird]1 schon kalt,
Was reitst du einsam durch den Wald?
Der Wald ist lang, du bist allein,
Du schöne Braut! Ich führ dich heim!

"Groß ist der Männer Trug und List,
Vor Schmerz mein Herz gebrochen ist,
Wohl irrt das Waldhorn her und hin,
O flieh! Du weißt nicht, wer ich bin."

So reich geschmückt ist Roß und Weib,
So wunderschön der junge Leib,
Jetzt kenn ich dich - Gott steh mir bei!
Du bist die Hexe Lorelei. -

"Du kennst mich wohl - von hohem Stein
Schaut still mein Schloß tief in den Rhein.
Es ist schon spät, es [wird]1 schon kalt,
Kommst nimmermehr aus diesem Wald."

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Conversa al bosc", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Gesprek in 't woud", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Conversation in the wood", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Forest encounter", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (David Le Marrec) , "Il est déjà tard, il fait déjà froid", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) [singable] (David Le Marrec) , "Il est bien tard, il fait bien froid", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Conversation dans la forêt", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Dialogo nel bosco", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Conversazione nel bosco", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Samtale i skogen", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Conversa na floresta", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "Conversación en el bosque", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Schumann, Zemlinsky: "ist"

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3. שיחה ביער
"כבר מאוחר, כבר קר, מדוע תרכבי לבדך ביער? היער גדול ואת בודדה, כלה יפה. אובילך לביתך." "ערמומיות הגברים גדולה עד מאוד. נשבר ליבי מצער. תועה אני אנה ואנה קרן היער. הימלט! אינך מכירני!?" "קישוט עשיר לך ולסוסך. כה מיהיב הוא הגוף הצעיר – הכרתיך עכשיו! אלי אלליי! את היא המכשפה לורליי!" "הינך מכירני היטב. מעל לסלע הרם משקיפה טירתי בדממה אל הריין. כבר מאוחרת כבר קר. מיער זה לעולם לא תצא!"

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4. Die Stille [sung text checked 1 time]
Es [weiß]1 und rät es doch keiner,
Wie mir so wohl ist, so wohl!
Ach, wüßt es nur einer, nur einer,
Kein Mensch es sonst wissen [soll!]2

So still ist's nicht draußen im Schnee,
So stumm und verschwiegen sind
Die Sterne nicht in der Höh,
Als meine Gedanken sind.

[ ... ]

Ich wünscht', ich wäre ein Vöglein
Und zöge über das Meer,
Wohl über das Meer und weiter,
Bis daß ich im Himmel wär!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De stilte", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le silence", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "השקט", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "La quiete", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Stillheten", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "A quietude", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "El Silencio", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Bungert: "weiß es"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 Schumann: "sollt'"

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4. השקט
איש אינו יודע או יכול לנחש עד כמה שרוי אני בטוב. לו היתה רק אחת יודעת איש אחר לא צריך היה לדעת. לא השקט שבשלג בחוץ, לא הדממה הנסתרת של הכוכבים מעלי דומים לשקט שבמחשבותי. [ ... ] איש אינו יודע או יכול לנחש עד כמה שרוי אני בטוב. לו היתה רק אחת יודעת איש אחר לא צריך היה לדעת.

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5. Mondnacht [sung text checked 1 time]
Es war, als [hätt']1 der Himmel,
Die Erde still geküßt,
Daß sie im Blütenschimmer
Von ihm [nun]2 träumen müßt.

Die Luft ging durch die Felder,
Die Ähren wogten sacht,
Es rauschten leis die Wälder,
So sternklar war die Nacht.

Und meine Seele spannte
Weit ihre Flügel aus,
Flog durch die stillen [Lande]3,
Als flöge sie nach Haus.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Jos. Van de Vijver) , "Maanlicht"
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Moonlit night", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Walter A. Aue) , "Moonlit night", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Nuit de lune", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "ליל ירח", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Notte di luna", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Månenatt", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Noite de luar", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "Noche de Luna", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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1 Hutter: "ob"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 Brahms, Schumann: "nur"
3 Brahms: "Räume"

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5. ליל ירח
נדמה היה כאילו הרקיע נשק בדממה לאדמה כי היא בהנץ פריחה רק עליו לחלום יכלה. רוח בשדות עברה. נעו גלים גלים שיבולי קמה. היערות רשרשו לוחשים, כה בהיר כוכבים היה הלילה. ונפשי פרשה ברוחב את כנפיה. עלתה אל מעל לארץ השקטה כאילו היא עפה לביתה.

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6. Schöne Fremde [sung text checked 1 time]
  Es rauschen die Wipfel und schauern,
Als machten zu dieser Stund'
Um die halbversunkenen Mauern
Die alten Götter die Rund'.

  Hier hinter den Myrtenbäumen
In heimlich dämmernder Pracht,
Was sprichst du wirr wie in Träumen
Zu mir, phantastische Nacht?

  Es funkeln auf mich alle Sterne
Mit glühendem Liebesblick,
Es redet trunken die Ferne
Wie vom künftigem, großem Glück!

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Bonic país estranger", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Mooi vreemd land", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Beauteous foreign land", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Beau pays étranger", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "נכר יפה", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Bei paesi stranieri", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Det vakre fremmede", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Belas terras estrangeiras", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "Bella tierra extranjera", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Gedichte von Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Halle an der Saale: Druck und Verlag von Otto Hendel, [no year], page 23.


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6. נכר יפה
מרשרשות ורועדות צמרות העצים, כאילו שבעצם אותה שעה לאורך החומות השקועות למחצה, סובבים האלים העתיקים. וכאן מאחורי שיחי ההדס, בהדרם הנסתר של דיםדומים, מה אתה שח, מבולבל כבחלום, אלי, לילה מקסים. הכוכבים כולם נוצצים עלי במבט אהבה בוער. שיכורי מרחב דוברים אלי כאילו על אושר גדול בעתיד לבוא.

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7. Auf einer Burg [sung text checked 1 time]
Eingeschlafen auf der Lauer
Oben ist der alte Ritter;
Drüber gehen Regenschauer,
Und der Wald rauscht durch das Gitter.

Eingewachsen Bart und Haare
Und versteinert Brust und Krause,
Sitzt er viele hundert Jahre
Oben in der stillen Klause.

Draußen ist es still' und friedlich,
Alle sind ins Tal gezogen,
Waldesvögel einsam singen
In den leeren Fensterbogen.

Eine Hochzeit fährt da unten
Auf dem Rhein im Sonnenscheine,
Musikanten spielen munter,
Und die schöne Braut, die weinet.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En un castell", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op een burcht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "In a castle", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Sur un château", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , "על ארמון", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Su una rocca", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "På en borg", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Elke Beatriz Riedel) , "Em um castelo", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "En un castillo", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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7. על ארמון
ישן על משמרתו יושב לו למעלה האביר הזקן. שם עוברים ממטרים והיער רוחש מבעד הסורגים. שערו וזקנו פרא גדלים, חזהו וצווארו מאובנים. כך יושב לו מאות בשנים למעלה בדממת התא. בחוץ הכל שקט ושלו. הכל עברו לעמק. רק ציפורי יער בודדות מזמרות בקמרונות החלונות הריקים. מסע חתונה עובר שם למטה בנהר הריין באור השמש. מוסיקאים מנגנים בשמחה והכלה היפה – היא בוכה.

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8. In der Fremde [sung text checked 1 time]
Ich hör' [die]1 Bächlein rauschen
Im Walde her und hin,
Im Walde in dem Rauschen
Ich weiß nicht, wo ich bin.

Die Nachtigallen schlagen
Hier in der Einsamkeit,
Als wollten sie was sagen
Von [der alten, schönen]2 Zeit.

Die Mondesschimmer fliegen,
Als [seh']3 ich unter mir
Das Schloß im Thale liegen,
[Und ist]4 doch so weit von hier!

Als müßte in dem Garten
Voll Rosen weiß und roth,
[Meine]5 Liebste auf mich warten,
Und ist [doch lange]6 todt.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Ontheemd", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "À l'étranger", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Verlag von Duncker und Humblot, Berlin, 1837, pages 33-34.

Note: modernized spelling would change "Thale" to "Tale", "roth" to "rot", and "todt" to "tot"

1 Ivers, Stern: "ein"; further changes may exist not shown above
2 Marx: "alter, schöner"
3 Dresel, Jaques-Dalcroze, Marx, Schumann: "säh"
4 Banck: "Ist"
5 Banck: "Mein'"; Dresel: "Die"; Marx: "Der"
6 Marx: "schon lange"; Schumann: "doch so lange"

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8. בנכר
שומע אני את הפלג המפכה ביער לכאן ולכאן. ביער, לקול הרחש אינני יודע היכן אני. הזמירים שרים כאן בבדידות כאילו רוצים הם לספר על הזמנים היפים שחלפו. ניצנוץ הירח זע כאילו אני רואה מתחתי את הטירה השוכנת בעמק, והוא כה רחוק ממני. כאילו מוכרחת, בתוך הגינה עטורת ורדים לבנים ואדומים, להמתין אהובתי עבורי. אך היא כבר מזמן בין המתים.

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Ich kann wohl manchmal singen,
Als ob ich fröhlich sei,
Doch heimlich Tränen dringen,
Da wird das Herz mir frei.

[Es]1 lassen Nachtigallen,
Spielt draußen Frühlingsluft,
Der Sehnsucht Lied erschallen
Aus ihres [Kerkers]2 Gruft.

[Da]3 lauschen alle Herzen,
Und alles ist erfreut,
Doch keiner [fühlt]3 die Schmerzen,
Im Lied das tiefe Leid.

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1 Blodek, Hensel, Schoeck, Széchényi: "So"
2 Blodek, Schoeck, Széchényi: "Käfigs"
3 Hensel: "Es"
4 Hensel: "ahnt"

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9. עצבות
אני יכול לשיר לפעמים כשמח בנפשי. אבל בסתר זולגות הדמעות וליבי אז יוצא לחושי. הזמירים, בחוץ משתעשע רוח אביב, שרים שיר געגועים מתוך קבר כלאם. אז מאזינים כל הלבבות והכל שמח. אולם איש אינו חש בעאב בשיר, בסבל העמוק.

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10. Zwielicht [sung text checked 1 time]
Dämmrung will die Flügel spreiten,
Schaurig rühren sich die Bäume,
Wolken ziehn wie schwere Träume -
Was will dieses Grau'n bedeuten?

Hast ein Reh du lieb vor andern,
Laß es nicht alleine grasen,
Jäger ziehn im Wald und blasen,
Stimmen hin und wieder wandern.

Hast du einen Freund hienieden,
Trau ihm nicht zu dieser Stunde,
Freundlich wohl mit Aug' und Munde,
Sinnt er Krieg im tück'schen Frieden.

Was heut [müde gehet]1 unter,
Hebt sich morgen neu geboren.
Manches [bleibt]2 in Nacht verloren -
Hüte dich, [bleib]3 wach und munter!

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Confirmed with Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorffs sämtlich poetische Werk, Zweiter Band, Dritte Auflage, Leipzig, C. F. Amelang's Verlag, 1883, p. 436.

Note: some 20th century editions of Eichendorff have "wider" instead of "wieder" in stanza 2, line 4, but "wieder" is prevalent in the editions that came out in the 19th century. (With thanks to Alfred Liebel for pointing this out.)
1 Schumann: "gehet müde"
2 Schumann: "geht"
3 Schumann: "sei"

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10. דימדומים
הדימדומים את כנפיהם פורשים. בחרדה מתנועעים העצים. ענפים נעים כחלומות כבדים. מה משמעות אימה זו? אם אתה אוהב איילה יותר מאחרות, אל תתן לה לרעות לבדה. ציידים מסתובבים ביער ונושפים בקרנות. מפה ומשם נשמעים הקולות. אם לך רע עלי אדמות, אל תבטח בו בשעה כזאת. עוד עיניו ושפתיו נוהגות בחיבה והוא כבר זומם להרסה בבגידה. כל מה ששקע היום עיף, יתרומם מחר נולד מחודש. דברים אחדים נידונים בלילה לאבדון. היזהר! היה ער ונכון!

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11. Im Walde [sung text checked 1 time]
Es zog eine Hochzeit den Berg entlang,
Ich hörte die Vögel schlagen,
Da blitzten viel Reiter, das Waldhorn klang,
Das war ein lustiges Jagen!1

Und eh' ich's gedacht, war alles verhallt,
Die Nacht bedecket die Runde,
Nur von den Bergen [rauschet]2 der Wald
Und mich [schauert]3 im Herzensgrunde.

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1 Schumann adds an additional stanza here (op.75):
Der Bräutigem küsste die blasse Braut,
die Mutter sprach leis', "Nicht klagen!"
Fort schmettert das Horn durch die Schluchten laut,
Es war ein lustiges Jagen!
2 Schumann: "noch rauschet"
3 Schumann: "schauert's"

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11. ביער
חתונה עוברת למרגלות ההר. אני שומע שירת הציפורים. רוכבים רבים מזנקים, הקרן תוקעת. היה זה צייד עליז. ובטרם הירהרתי, הכל נמוג. הלילה כיסה את פני האדמה. רק מההרים עוד היער רוחש. ואני, בעמקי ליבי, חושש.

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12. Frühlingsnacht [sung text checked 1 time]
[Über'n]1 Garten durch die Lüfte
Hört' ich Wandervögel ziehn,
Das bedeutet Frühlingsdüfte,
Unten fängt's schon an zu blühn.

Jauchzen möcht' ich, möchte weinen,
Ist mir's doch, als könnt's nicht sein!
[Alte]2 Wunder wieder scheinen
Mit dem [Mondesglanz]3 herein.

Und der Mond, die Sterne sagen's,
Und im [Träumen]4 rauscht's der Hain,
Und die Nachtigallen schlagen's:
Sie ist deine! Sie ist dein!

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1 or "Über'm". Both versions are common in the literature. Gumbert and Sternberg use this, according to Hofmeister; further changes may exist not noted above.
2 Schumann, Dover score: "Alle" (however, often sung as "Alte")
3 Jensen: "Mondenglanz"
4 Jensen, Schumann: "Traume"

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12. ליל אביב
מעל לגינה מבעד למשב הרוחות, שמעתי ציפורי יער נודדות. זה הוא האביב העמוס ניחוחות. למטה החלה הפריחה. לצהול הייתי רוצה, לבכות. נדמה לי שכל זה לא יכול להיות. פלאים נושנים שוב נוצצים עם אור הירח. והירח, הכוכבים מכריזים והיער רוחש אותו בחלום והזמירים שרים את זה, "היא שלך! היא שלך!"

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