by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram,
Ein Lied eintöniger Weise,
[Doch]1 immer noch, wo ich's vernahm,
Mitsummen mußt' [ich]2 leise.

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Confirmed with Friedrich Rückert's gesammelte Poetische Werke in zwölf Bänden, Fünfter Band, Frankfurt am Main, J. D. Sauerländer's Verlag, 1868, page 357.

1 Brahms: "Und"
2 Brahms: "ich's"

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Eenvormig zingt de liefdespijn", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The grief of love is monotonous", copyright © 2015
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La douleur de l'amour est monotone", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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La douleur de l'amour est monotone
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
La douleur de l'amour est monotone,
Un chant avec une seule note,
Pourtant chaque fois que je l'ai entendu
J'ai dû fredonner doucement en le suivant.

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