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Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen; Treue wohnt für sich allein. Liebe kommt euch rasch entgegen; Aufgesucht will Treue seyn.
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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe lezter Hand, Zehnter Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1827, page 217.
- by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), written 1787/88, appears in Claudine von Villa Bella [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Johann Friedrich Hugo, Freiherr von Dalberg (1760 - 1812), "Romance", c1789/90, published  [ voice and piano or organ or harpsichord ], from Lieder : 2. Sammlung, no. 9, Mainz, Schott [sung text not yet checked]
- by Vincenzo Righini (1756 - 1812), "Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen" [ voice and piano ], from Sechs deutsche Lieder, zwey davon mit Variazionen am Forte Piano zu singen von Vincent Righini, Königl. Preussischen Capellmeister, no. 5, Hamburg: Bey John. Augt. Böhme [sung text not yet checked]
- by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen", D 239 no. 6 (1815), published 1893 [ soprano and piano or orchestra ], from operetta Claudine von Villa Bella, no. 6, Ariette der Claudine [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Liefde zwerft op alle wegen", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (T. P. (Peter) Perrin) , "Passion throngs all lanes and byways", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Love roams wild", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "L'amour voltige sur tous les chemins", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Η αγάπη", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "L'amore se ne va dappertutto", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Lewis Grenville) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Research team for this text: Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 19
Love roams wild on every highway True fidelity dwells alone - Love flies frantically to find you Honest loyalty's scarcely known.
- Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2008 by Shula Keller, (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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), written 1787/88, appears in Claudine von Villa Bella
This text was added to the website: 2008-03-06
Line count: 4
Word count: 21