by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

O brich nicht, Steg, du zitterst sehr!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
O brich nicht, Steg, du zitterst sehr!
O stürz' nicht, Fels, du dräuest schwer!
Welt, geh' nicht unter, Himmel, fall' nicht ein,
[Eh]1 ich mag bei der Liebsten sein!

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1 Brahms: "Bis"

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Naar huis terug", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The journey home", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Retour à la maison", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Retour à la maison
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Ô petit pont, ne te brise pas, tu trembles tant !
Ô rocher, ne te renverse pas, tu menaces tant,
Monde, ne t'écroule pas, Ciel, ne tombe pas,
Tant que je ne suis pas près de ma bien‑aimée !

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2009 by Pierre Mathé, (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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Text added to the website: 2009-01-08 00:00:00
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