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Traun! Bogen und Pfeil Sind gut für den Feind, Hülflos alleweil Der Elende weint; Dem Edlen blüht Heil, Wo Sonne nur scheint, Die Felsen sind steil, Doch Glück ist sein Freund.
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- by Johann Ludwig Tieck (1773 - 1853), no title, appears in Liebesgeschichte der schönen Magelone und des Grafen Peter von Provence, no. 3, chapter heading: "Wie der Ritter Peter von seinen Eltern zog" [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Traun! Bogen und Pfeil", op. 33 no. 2 (1861-65), published 1865 [voice and piano], from Die schöne Magelone. Romanzen aus L. Tiecks Magelone, no. 2, Winterthur, Rieter-Biedermann [text verified 1 time]
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- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Verily! Bow and arrow", copyright ©
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Invero! Arco e freccia", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Van handboog en pijl", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- TUR Turkish (Türkçe) (Gül Sabar) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Invero! Arco e freccia Sono buoni per il nemico, senza aiuto sempre il misero piange; All'eletto arride la sorte, là dove il sole splende. si ergono le rupi, ma la fortuna gli è amica.
- 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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Tieck (1773 - 1853), no title, appears in Liebesgeschichte der schönen Magelone und des Grafen Peter von Provence, no. 3, chapter heading: "Wie der Ritter Peter von seinen Eltern zog"
This text was added to the website: 2008-06-01
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