by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Bei diesem kalten Wehen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE
Bei diesem kalten Wehen 
Sind alle Strassen leer,
Die Wasser stille stehen; 
Ich aber [schweif umher]1,

Die Sonne scheint so trübe, 
Muss früh hinuntergehn,
Erloschen ist die Liebe,
Die Lust kann [nicht]2 bestehn.

[ Nun geht der Wald zu Ende,
Im Dorfe mach ich halt,
Da wärm ich meine Hände,]3
Bleibt auch das Herze kalt.

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1 R. Strauss: "schweif' einher"
2 R. Strauss: "nie"
3 R. Strauss: "Nun ist der Wald zu Ende, / Am Dorfe mach' ich Halt, / Und wärm' mir meine Hände"


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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Voyage d'hiver", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Alberto Pedrotti

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 55

Amb aquests gèlids cops de vent
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Amb aquests gèlids cops de vent
tots els carrers estan buits,
l’aigua s’ha congelat,
però jo vagarejo d’una banda a l’altra,

el sol sembla tan somort,
aviat s’ha de pondre,
l’amor s’ha extingit,
el goig no pot durar.

Adés deixo el bosc
i al poble faré parada,
allà m’escalfaré les mans, 
fred però romandrà el meu cor.

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Translations of title(s):
"Bei diesem kalten Wehen" = "Amb aquests gèlids cops de vent"
"Das verwaiste Kind" = "El nen orfe"
"Die Winterreise" = "El viatge d’hivern"
"Wanderlied im Winter" = "Cançó de passeig a l'hivern"
"Winterreise" = "Viatge d’hivern"


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This text was added to the website: 2020-03-15
Line count: 12
Word count: 57