by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Erkki Pullinen

Schwarzer Wald, dein Schatten ist so...
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Serbian (Српски) 
Available translation(s): AFR CAT DUT ENG ENG FIN FRE ITA
Schwarzer Wald, dein Schatten ist so düster!
Armes Herz, dein Leiden ist so drückend!
Was dir einzig wert, es steht vor Augen;
ewig untersagt ist Huldvereinung.

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

  • AFR Afrikaans [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Dark forest, your shade is so gloomy", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Nera foresta, la tua ombra", copyright © 2012, (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: 4
Word count: 26

Tumma metsä, varjosi on niin synkkä!
Language: Finnish (Suomi)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Tumma metsä, varjosi on niin synkkä!
Sydän-parka, sinun kipusi on niin ankeaa!
Ainoa, millä on sinulle arvoa, on lähelläsi;
mutta rakkauden liitto on sinulta kielletty iäksi.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2017 by Erkki Pullinen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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This text was added to the website: 2017-03-03
Line count: 4
Word count: 26