by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Malcolm Wren

Lied eines Kindes
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE
Lauter Freude fühl' ich,
Lauter Liebe hör' ich,
Ich so überglücklich
Fröhlich spielend Kind.

Dort der gute Vater,
Hier die liebe Mutter,
Rundherum wir Kinder
[Froh und fröhlich sind.]1

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1 Final line supplemented by Reinhard van Hoorickx; Schubert's fragment breaks off after repetition of the preceding line.

Authorship

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

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Cançó d’un infant", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Lied van een kind", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "A child's song", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant d'un enfant", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2010-03-04
Line count: 8
Word count: 29

A child's song
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
I can feel intense joy,
I can hear intense love,
I am more than happy,
A child playing merrily.

There is my good father,
Here is my loving mother,
All around we children
Are happy and merry.

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2018 by Malcolm Wren, (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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This text was added to the website: 2018-09-18
Line count: 8
Word count: 37