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Nagen am Herzen fühl ich ein Gift mir. Kann sich ein Mädchen, ohne zu fröhnen zärtlichem Hang, fassen ein ganzes wonneberaubtes Leben entlang?
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- by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875) [author's text not yet checked 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 Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Nagen am Herzen fühl ich ein Gift mir", op. 65 no. 9 (1875), published 1875 [ vocal quartet and piano four-hands or instrumental ensemble ], from Neue Liebeslieder, no. 9, Berlin, Simrock [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- AFR Afrikaans [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "I feel a poison gnawing at my heart", copyright ©
- ENG English [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Sento un veleno rodermi il cuore", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Sento un veleno rodermi il cuore. Può mai una fanciulla, senza assecondare i suoi più teneri desideri, passare la vita intera privata di ogni gioia?
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2012 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (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.
This text was added to the website: 2012-09-24
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