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Was zagst du, Herz, in solchen Tagen, Wo selbst die Dorne Rosen tragen?
- by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Frühlingstrost", appears in Lieder, in Frühlingslieder, no. 6 [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 C. Altenburg , "Frühlingstrost ", op. 1 no. 6, published 1900 [ voice and piano ], from Uhland's Frühlingslieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung, no. 6, Braunschweig, Wollermann  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Theobald Kretschmann (1850 - 1919), "Frühlingstrost", op. 21 no. 6, published 1891 [ voice and piano ], from Frühlingslieder von Uhland für 1 Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung, no. 6, Wien, Rörich [sung text not yet checked]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Comfort of spring", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Consolation de printemps", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2009-03-12
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Word count: 13
Why do you hesitate, heart, in such days When even the thorns bear roses?
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2011 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 Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Frühlingstrost", appears in Lieder, in Frühlingslieder, no. 6
This text was added to the website: 2011-06-01
Line count: 2
Word count: 14