by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Es träumte mir
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Es träumte mir,
Ich sei dir teuer;
Doch zu erwachen
Bedurft' [ich]1 kaum.
Denn [ach]2 im Traume
Bereits empfand ich,
Es sei ein Traum.

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1 Jenner: "es"
2 Brahms: "schon"

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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)

  • by Eduard Behm (1862 - 1946), "Spanisch", op. 17 (Acht Gesänge für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 8, published 1899 [ voice and piano ], Berlin, Ries & Erler [sung text not yet checked]
  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Es träumte mir", op. 57 (Acht Lieder und Gesänge) no. 3 (<<1871), published 1872, first performed 1872 [ voice and piano ], Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [sung text checked 1 time]
  • by Gustav Jenner (1865 - 1920), "Es träumte mir, ich sei dir theuer", op. 7 (Sechs Lieder für eine Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 3, published 1900 [ voice and piano ], Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel [sung text checked 1 time]

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I dreamed", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Milla Valkeasuo) , "Minä uneksin", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "J'ai rêvé", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Mi accadde di sognare", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Word count: 24

Mi accadde di sognare
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Mi accadde di sognare
Di essere a te caro.
E tuttavia di svegliarmi
Non c'era alcun bisogno.
Perché già 
in sogno sentivo
Che si trattava di un sogno.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2008 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (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.
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This text was added to the website: 2008-04-09
Line count: 7
Word count: 28