by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850)
Translation © by Elisa Rapado

Meine Rose
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA
Dem holden Lenzgeschmeide,
Der Rose, meiner Freude,
Die schon gebeugt und blasser
Vom heißen Strahl der Sonnen,
Reich' ich den Becher Wasser
Aus [tiefem]1 Bronnen.

Du Rose meines Herzens!
Vom stillen Strahl des Schmerzens
Bist du gebeugt und blasser;
Ich möchte dir zu Füßen,
Wie dieser Blume Wasser,
Still meine Seele gießen!
Könnt' ich dann auch nicht sehen
Dich [auferstehen]2.

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1 Schumann: "dunklem, tiefem"
2 Schumann: "freudig auferstehen"

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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)

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "La meva rosa", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Mijn roos", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "My rose", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (David Le Marrec) , "Ma rose", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Alla mia rosa", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , "Mi rosa", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 14
Word count: 60

Mi rosa
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the German (Deutsch) 
A la graciosa joya de la primavera
A la rosa, mi alegría
que ya se cae y empalidece
por al ardiente resplandor de sol
tiendo un vaso de agua
del oscuro, profundo pozo.

Tú, rosa de mi corazón
Por el silencioso resplandor del dolor
te caes y empalideces,
quisiera que a tus pies
como riega el agua a esta flor
se regase mi alma en silencio.
Entonces nunca podré verte
resucitar felizmente.

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2018 by Elisa Rapado, (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: 2018-10-17
Line count: 14
Word count: 72