Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Neig' schöne Knospe, dich zu mir
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Neig' [schöne]1 Knospe, dich zu mir,
Und was ich bitte das tu' mir!
Ich will dich [pflegen und]2 halten;
[Du sollst bei mir erwarmen
Und sollst in meinen Armen
Zur]3 Blume dich entfalten.

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1 Quilter: "schön' "
2 M. Hauptmann: "pflegen, will dich"
3 M. Hauptmann: "Bei mir sollst du erwarmen, in meinen Armen;/ Bei mir sollst du zur"

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  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) , "Bend, opening blossom"
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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-13
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Penche‑toi vers moi, beau bourgeon
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Penche-toi vers moi, beau bourgeon,
Et ce que je demande fais-le pour moi !
Je prendrai soin de toi et je t'élèverai.
Près de moi tu te réchaufferas
Et dans mes bras
Tu te déploieras en fleur.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2016 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.
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This text was added to the website: 2016-02-15
Line count: 6
Word count: 37