by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Aus meinen großen Schmerzen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA
Aus meinen großen Schmerzen
Mach' ich die kleinen Lieder;
Die heben ihr klingend Gefieder
Und flattern nach ihrem Herzen.

Sie fanden den Weg zur Trauten,
Doch kommen sie wieder und klagen,
Und klagen, und wollen nicht sagen,
Was sie im Herzen schauten.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 139.


Authorship

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

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "De les meves grans sofrences", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "From my great sorrows", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Theodore Baker)
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 36, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Dai miei grandi dolori", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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De mes grandes douleurs
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
De mes grandes douleurs
Je fais des petites chansons ;
Elles soulèvent leurs plumes sonores
Et volettent vers son cœur.

Elles ont trouvé le chemin vers mon amie,
Mais à leur retour elles gémissent,
Elles gémissent mais ne veulent pas dire
Ce qu'elles ont vu dans son cœur.

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Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2016 by Pierre Mathé, (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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Text added to the website: 2016-12-02 00:00:00
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