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"Wenn er mich immer frägt." Das ä, losgelöst vom Satz, flog dahin wie ein Ball auf der Wiese.
- by Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924) [author's text not yet checked 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 György Kurtág (b. 1926), ""Wenn er mich immer frägt"", op. 24 no. 1g (1985-6) [ soprano and violin ], from Kafka-Fragmente, no. 1g [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani
This text was added to the website: 2009-05-20
Line count: 3
Word count: 18
« Mais il m'interrogeait toujours. » Ce « ah », détaché de la phrase, volait comme une balle sur la prairie.
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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.
This text was added to the website: 2016-12-14
Line count: 3
Word count: 21