Translation © by Salvador Pila

Träume
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA NOR NYN RUS
Sag, welch wunderbare Träume
Halten meinen Sinn umfangen,
Daß sie nicht wie leere Schäume
Sind in ödes Nichts vergangen?

Träume, die in jeder Stunde,
Jedem Tage schöner blühn,
Und mit ihrer Himmelskunde
Selig durchs Gemüte ziehn!

Träume, die wie hehre Strahlen
In die Seele sich versenken,
Dort ein ewig Bild zu malen:
Allvergessen, Eingedenken!

Träume, wie wenn Frühlingssonne
Aus dem Schnee die Blüten küßt,
Daß zu nie geahnter Wonne
Sie der neue Tag begrüßt,

Daß sie wachsen, daß sie blühen,
Träumend spenden ihren Duft,
Sanft an deiner Brust verglühen,
Und dann sinken in die Gruft.

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Somnis", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Dreams", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Rêves", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sogni", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Arrigo Enrico Boito) , "Sogni"
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Drømmer", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NYN Norwegian (Nynorsk) (Are Frode Søholt) , "Draumar", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • RUS Russian (Русский) (Elena Danilova) , "Грёзы", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Somnis
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Digues, quins somnis meravellosos
els meus sentits empresonen,
sense que, com vàcua escuma
en el no-res s'esvaeixin? 

Somnis, que cada moment,
cada dia, més bells esclaten,
i amb llur celestial proclama
travessen joiosament el meu esperit. 

Somnis, que com raigs sublims
penetren dins l'ànima,
per deixar-hi una imatge perdurable:
oblit de tot, record d'un mateix! 

Somnis, que quan el sol de primavera
besa les flors eixides de la neu,
pugui així el nou dia saludar-les
amb una joia mai sentida. 

Que creixin i floreixin,
i, bo i somniant, el seu perfum expandeixin,
que en el teu pit dolçament es marceixin
i, després, en la tomba s'enfonsin.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2010 by Salvador Pila, (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: 2010-04-14 00:00:00
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