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Ein Traum: du stehest fern und still, Es schlägt mein Herz beklommen -- O Mutter, Mutter kannst du nicht Zu mir herüberkommen? Und jede Nacht derselbe Traum! Es schluchzt mein Herz beklommen -- O Mutter, warum willst du nicht Zu mir herüberkommen?
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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, pages 108-109.
- by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Und jede Nacht derselbe Traum", written 1901 [author's text checked 2 times 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 Reinhold Laquai (1894 - 1957), "Und jede Nacht derselbe Traum", published 1956?, from Hesse-Lieder für mittlere Stimme, Heft 1, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "And every night the same dream", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Et chaque nuit le même rêve", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Research team for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] , Roland Kupper
This text was added to the website: 2008-11-17
Line count: 8
Word count: 40
A dream: you stand far away and silently, My heart beats, oppressed -- Oh mother, mother, can you not Come across to me here? And every night the same dream! My heart sobs, oppressed -- Oh mother, why do you not wish to Come across to me here?
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2018 by Sharon Krebs, (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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962), "Und jede Nacht derselbe Traum", written 1901
This text was added to the website: 2018-05-14
Line count: 8
Word count: 46