by Moritz Horn (1814 - 1874)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Im Wald, gelehnt am Stamme
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA
Alto-solo:
 Im Wald, gelehnt am Stamme,
 Am alten Eichenbaum,
 Da weilt der Sohn des Försters,
 Versunken wie im Traum.

 Er hat des Müllers Töchterlein
 So lieb, wie Keiner mehr,
 Und wandelt nun im süssen Traum
 Von Liebesglück einher,

 Fragt wohl die Sternenblumen,
 Fragt sie wohl Tag für Tag,
 Und will dem "Ja" nicht glauben,
 Das das Orakel sprach.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2004-07-30
Line count: 13
Word count: 58

Al bosc, recolzat al tronc
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Contralt solo:
Al bosc, recolzat al tronc
d’un vell roure,
allà resta el fill del guardabosc,
absort, com en un somni.

Ell estima la filla del moliner
com cap més altre,
i ara vagareja en dolços somnis
de benaurança d’amor,

esfulla les margarides,
les interroga dia rere dia,
i no es vol creure el “Sí”
que li diu l’oracle.

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This text was added to the website: 2020-04-26
Line count: 13
Word count: 59