Translation by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)

Es hat die Rose sich beklagt
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE
  Es hat die Rose sich beklagt,
Daß gar zu schnell der Duft [vergehe]1,
Den ihr der Lenz gegeben habe --

  Da hab' ich ihr zum Trost gesagt,
Daß er durch meine Lieder wehe
Und [dort]2 ein ew'ges Leben habe.

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Confirmed with Friedrich Bodenstedt's Gesammelte Schriften, Erster Band, Berlin: Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R.v. Decker), 1865, page 52.

1 Urspruch: "verwehe"
2 Mandyczewski: "drin"

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) (William Stigand, né Stigant) , "The rose"
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Garrett Medlock) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Bertram Kottmann , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2003-11-19
Line count: 6
Word count: 39

Мне розан жалобно сказал
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Мне розан жалобно сказал:
"Не долго я душист бываю:
весна пройдёт, и умираю."
Я в утешенье отвечал,
что жизнь его оберегаю
и в песне к жизни возвращаю.

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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)


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2003-11-19
Line count: 6
Word count: 27