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Grausam erweiset sich Amor an mir! O, spielet, ihr Musen, Mit den Schmerzen, die er, spielend, im Busen erregt.
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1813, page 398.
- by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), no title, appears in Vier Jahreszeiten, in Sommer, no. 19 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Grausam erweiset sich Amor", WoO. posth. 24 (1863-?) [ vocal quartet of female voices ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Grausam erweiset sich Amor", op. 113 no. 2, published 1891 [ vocal quartet of female voices ], from 13 Kanons für Frauenstimmen, no. 2, Leipzig, Peters [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Cruel es mostra l’amor ", copyright © 2022, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Kwelgeest betoont zich steeds Amor", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , copyright © 2015
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Amour se montre cruel envers moi ", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Con me crudele si dimostra Amore", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2005-08-29
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Amour se montre cruel envers moi ! Oh, Muses, jouez avec la douleur qu'il suscite par jeu dans mon cœur.
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), no title, appears in Vier Jahreszeiten, in Sommer, no. 19
This text was added to the website: 2015-12-04
Line count: 2
Word count: 20