Im Wasser wogt die Lilie, die blanke,...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Im Wasser wogt die Lilie, die [blanke]1, hin und her!
Doch irrst du, Freund, sobald du sagst, sie schwanke hin und her!
Es wurzelt ja so fest ihr Fuß [im tiefen]2 Meeresgrund.
Ihr Haupt nur wiegt ein lieblicher Gedanke hin und her!

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1 Lang: "schlanke"
2 Lang: "auf tiefem"

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The lily undulates in the water", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , no title, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website: 2006-12-13 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20
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