by Otto Julius Bierbaum (1865 - 1910)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Devotionale
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE FRE
Schöne du, Erbarmerin,
Weil mir deine Augen lachen:
Nimm mein Lied in Gnaden hin -
Schöne du, Erbarmerin.

Nimm mein Herz in deine Hand,
Wieg mein Lied in Trost und Träume,
Schöne, himmelhergesandt,
Nimm mein Herz in deine Hand.

Alles wird dann ruhig sein,
Denn die Heimat ist gefunden.
Kehrt mein Herz in deinem ein,
Alles wird dann ruhig sein.

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Devotional", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Religieux", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Dévotion", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2008-04-28
Line count: 12
Word count: 60

Dévotion
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Toi qui es belle et compatissante,
Puisque tes yeux me sourient :
Considère mon chant avec clémence --
Toi qui es belle et compatissante.

Prends mon cœur dans ta main,
Pèse mon chant en consolation et rêves,
Belle, envoyée du ciel
Prends mon cœur dans ta main.

Alors tout sera tranquille,
Car mon royaume a été trouvé.
Si mon cœur pénètre le tien,
Alors tout sera tranquille.

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This text was added to the website: 2012-07-23
Line count: 12
Word count: 66