by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

Ich hör' meinen Schatz
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA
Ich hör' meinen Schatz,
Den Hammer er schwinget,
Das rauschet, das klinget,
Das dringt in die Weite,
Wie Glockengeläute,
Durch Gassen und Platz.

Am schwarzen Kamin,
Da sitzet mein Lieber,
Doch geh' ich vorüber,
Die Bälge dann sausen,
Die Flammen aufbrausen
Und lodern um ihn.

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Confirmed with: Uhlands Werke in drei Teilen, Erster Teil. Gedichte, herausgegeben von Adalbert Silbermann, Berlin, Leipzig, Wien, Stuttgart: Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., [no year given], page 37.


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

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De smid", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I hear my sweetheart", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le forgeron", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Ascolto il mio tesoro", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 45

De smid
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Ik hoor van mijn schat
De hamer rinkinken,
't Is ketsen en klinken;
Het gaat zich verbreiden,
Als klokken die luiden,
Door stegen en stad.
 
In 'n pikzwarte smis
Daar zit1, ja, mijn minnaar,
Maar loop ik soms langs daar,
'k Hoor balgen dan blazen,
De vlammen, zij razen
En luid klinkt gesis.

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1 Bij Schumann: staat

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This text was added to the website: 2013-11-12
Line count: 12
Word count: 53