Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Hör es klagt die Flöte wieder
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT DUT ENG FRE SPA
[Hör]1 es klagt die Flöte wieder
Und die kühlen [Brunnen]2 rauschen,
Golden wehn die Töne nieder,
Stille, [stille]3, laß uns lauschen!

Holdes Bitten, mild Verlangen,
[Wie es süß zum Herzen spricht]4!
Durch die Nacht die mich umfangen,
Blickt zu mir der Töne Licht.

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1 Brandts-Buys: "Horch"
2 Louis Ferdinand: "Bronnen"
3 omitted by Brandts-Buys.
4 Brandts-Buys: "Wie so süß zum Herzen es spricht!"

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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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Wim Reedijk) , "Avondserenade", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Evening serenade", copyright © 2005
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Helga Jost-Weyer) , "Serenata", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:22
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On entend encore la plainte de la flûte
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
On entend encore la plainte de la flûte
Et le bruissement des froides fontaines,
Les notes d'or s'évanouissent,
Silence, silence, écoutons!

Gracieuse prière, doux désir,
Comme cela parle délicatement au coeur!
Dans la nuit qui m'enserre,
La lumière des sons me regarde.

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Text added to the website: 2009-04-02 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:11
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Word count: 42