by Hermann Allmers (1821 - 1902)
Translation Singable translation by Victor Wilder (1835 - 1892)

Feldeinsamkeit
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA
Ich ruhe still im hohen grünen Gras
Und sende lange meinen Blick nach oben,
Von Grillen rings umschwirrt ohn Unterlaß,
Von Himmelsbläue wundersam umwoben.

[Und schönen weiße]1 Wolken ziehn dahin
Durchs tiefe Blau, wie schöne stille Träume;
Mir ist, als ob ich längst gestorben bin
Und ziehe selig mit durch ew'ge Räume.

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1 Brahms, Ives: "Die schönen weißen"

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Sílvia Pujalte Piñán) , "Solitud al camp", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Eenzaam in het veld", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Henry Phillips Jr.) , "Field Solitude"
  • ENG English (Elisabeth Siekhaus) , "Solitude in a field", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist) , "In summer fields"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Seul dans les champs", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) [singable] (Victor Wilder) , "Solitude champetre"
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Solitudine campestre", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elena María Accinelli) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Solitude champetre
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Couché tout seul, dans l'or vivant du blé,
Les yeux au ciel, où mon esprit s'élève,
Je sens, tout doucement, mon coeur troublé,
Se perdre et fondre en l'infini du rêve.

De blancs nuages montent vers le nord,
Striant l'azur où trainent leurs longs voiles;
Depuis longtemps déjà, serais-je mort?
Je crois planer dans l'orbe des étoiles.

From the Brahms score (Universal-Edition No. 2309).


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Last modified: 2014-10-06 09:39:32
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