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Rosen fliehen nicht allein Und die Lenzgesänge, Auch dein Wangenrosenschein, Deine süßen Klänge. O, daß ich, ein Tor, ein Tor, Meinen Himmel räumte! Daß ich einen Blick verlor, Einen Hauch versäumte! Rosen wecken Sehnsucht hier, Dort die Nachtigallen, Mädchen, und ich möchte dir In die Arme fallen!
O. Schoeck sets stanzas 1, 3
About the headline (FAQ)
- by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 4. Viertes Buch, in Liebesklänge, in An die Entfernte, no. 2 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Carroll Dunham , "Rosen fliehen nicht allein", op. 1 no. 2, published 1886 [voice and piano], from An die Entfernte. Zwei Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte, no. 2, Dresden, Hoffarth [ sung text not verified ]
- by Toni Edelmann (b. 1945), "An die Entfernte II", published c2003 [voice and piano], from Herbstlieder, no. 19, Helsinki : Sulasol [ sung text not verified ]
- by Richard Pohl (1826 - 1896), "Heisser Wunsch", published 1888 [tenor and piano], from Drei Lieder für Tenor mit Pianofortebegleitung, no. 1, Leipzig, Fritzsch [ sung text not verified ]
- by Othmar Schoeck (1886 - 1957), "An die Entfernte", op. 5 no. 2 (1907), stanzas 1,3 [voice and piano], from Drei Gedichte von Lenau, no. 2. [ sung text verified 1 time]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Ingeborg (Starck) Bronsart von Schellendorf (1840 - 1913), "An die Entfernte", op. 23 (Drei Lieder) no. 2. [voice and piano]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Roses do not fade alone", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2007-09-28
Line count: 12
Word count: 47
Roses do not fade alone And [neither do] the songs of spring, Nor does the rosy glow of your cheeks [Nor] the sweet sound [of your voice]. Oh that I, a fool, a fool, Left my Heaven! That I lost [the opportunity of seeing even] one [of your] glances, [That I] missed out on [even] one breath! My longing is awakened, here by roses, there [by] nightingales, Maiden, and I wish To fall into your arms.
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2010 by Sharon Krebs, (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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Nikolaus Lenau (1802 - 1850), no title, appears in Gedichte, in 4. Viertes Buch, in Liebesklänge, in An die Entfernte, no. 2
This text was added to the website: 2010-06-26
Line count: 12
Word count: 76