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by Otto Franz Gensichen (1847 - 1933)

Unter blühenden Bäumen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE
Unter blühenden Bäumen
  Hab' [bei]1 schweigender Nacht
Ich in seligen Träumen
  Dein, [du Holde]2, gedacht.

Duftend streute die Linde
  Blüten nieder zu mir;
Schmeichelnd kosten die Winde
  Wie ein Grüßen von dir.

Und ein himmlisches Singen
  Schien vom Sternengezelt
[Leise]3 hernieder zu klingen
  Durch die schlafende Welt.

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1 Smolian: "in"
2 Reger: "Geliebte"; Thuille: "Geliebter"
3 Smolian: "Leis'"


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 © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Under blossoming trees", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Johann Winkler

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 47