by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA SPA
Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter,
Es regnet und stürmt und schneit;
Ich sitze am Fenster und schaue
Hinaus in die Dunkelheit.

Da schimmert ein einsames Lichtchen,
Das wandelt langsam fort;
Ein Mütterchen mit dem Laternchen
Wankt über die Straße dort.

Ich glaube, Mehl und Eier
Und Butter kaufte sie ein;
Sie will einen Kuchen backen
Für's große Töchterlein.

Die liegt zu Hause im Lehnstuhl
Und blinzelt schläfrig ins Licht;
Die goldenen Locken wallen
Über das süße Gesicht.

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

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "It is terrible weather", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , appears in Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, first published 1881
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Il fait mauvais temps", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Brutto tempo", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Juan Henríquez Concepción) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 16
Word count: 77

Fa mal temps
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Fa mal temps,
plou, hi ha tempesta i neva;
sec a la finestra i miro
enfora a la foscúria.

Allà hi brilla una llumeta solitària
que s’allunya lentament;
una velleta amb una petita llanterna
camina insegura pel carrer.

Crec que ha comprat
farina, ous i mantega;
farà un pastís
per a la seva filleta gran.

Ella és a casa, seu en una butaca
i somnolent parpelleja a la llum;
els seus daurats rínxols
onegen damunt el seu dolç rostre.

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Translations of title(s):
"Schlechtes Wetter" = "Fa mal temps"
"Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter" = "Fa molt mal temps"
"Das große Töchterlein" = "La filleta gran"


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This text was added to the website: 2020-01-26
Line count: 16
Word count: 79