by Wilhelm Müller (1794 - 1827)
Translation © by Amelia Maria Imbarrato

In Grün will ich mich kleiden
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE GRE IRI ITA KOR POR
In Grün will ich mich kleiden,
In grüne Thränenweiden,
Mein Schatz hat's Grün so gern.
Will suchen einen Zypressenhain,
Eine Haide [voll]1 grünem Rosmarein:
Mein Schatz hat's Grün so gern.

Wohlauf zum fröhlichen Jagen!
Wohlauf durch Haid' und Hagen!
Mein Schatz hat's Jagen so gern.
Das Wild, das ich jage, das ist der Tod,
Die Haide, die heiß' ich die Liebesnoth:
Mein Schatz hat's Jagen so gern.

Grabt mir ein Grab im Wasen,
Deckt mich mit grünem Rasen,
Mein Schatz hat's Grün so gern.
Kein Kreuzlein schwarz, kein Blümlein bunt,
Grün, Alles grün so rings [und rund]2!
Mein Schatz hat's Grün so gern.

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Confirmed with Gedichte aus den hinterlassenen Papieren eines reisenden Waldhornisten. Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Müller. Erstes Bändchen. Zweite Auflage. Deßau 1826. Bei Christian Georg Ackermann, page 36; and with Sieben und siebzig Gedichte aus den hinterlassenen Papieren eines reisenden Waldhornisten. Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Müller. Dessau, 1821. Bei Christian Georg Ackermann, pages 37-38.

First published in a different version with the title Das liebe Grün in Der Gesellschafter oder Blätter für Geist und Herz. Herausgegeben von F. W. Gubitz. Zweiter Jahrgang. Berlin, 1818. In der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Mittwoch den 3. Juni. 88stes Blatt, page 349.

1 Müller (1821 edition), and Schubert: "von"
2 Schubert (Neue Gesamtausgabe): "umher"

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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) , "El color favorit", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De goede kleur", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The favorite color", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Lempiväri", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La couleur chérie", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Athanasios Papaisiou) , "Το αγαπημένο χρώμα", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "An dath is rogha le mo ghrá", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il bel colore", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "사랑의 색", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Caê Vieira) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2018-08-06 02:57:53
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Il bel colore
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
 Voglio vestirmi di verde,
 sciogliermi in lacrime verdi:
 al mio tesoro piace tanto il verde!
 Cerchiamo un boschetto di cipressi,
 un campo di verdi rosmarini,
 al mio tesoro piace tanto il verde!

 Via, allegramente, alla caccia!
 Via, per macchia e boschi!
 Al mio tesoro piace tanto la caccia!
 La preda che inseguo è la morte
 il campo, lo chiamo pena d'amore:
 al mio tesoro piace tanto la caccia.

 Scavatemila tomba nel prato,
 copritemi d'erba verde!
 Al mio tesoro piace tanto il verde!
 Non croci nere, non fiori variopinti,
 verde, tutto verde dappertutto!
 Al mio tesoro piace tanto il verde.

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Text added to the website: 2005-09-16 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:14
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Word count: 100