by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Nebel am Wattenmeer
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE ITA
Nebel, stiller Nebel über Meer und Land.
Totenstill die Watten, totenstill der Strand.
Trauer, leise Trauer deckt die Erde zu.
Seele, liebe Seele, schweig und träum auch du.

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "Fog on the wadden sea", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , "Fog on the wadden sea", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Brouillard à marée basse", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Nebbia sulla bassa costa", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2004-11-24
Line count: 4
Word count: 28

Brouillard à marée basse
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Brouillard, brouillard silencieux sur mer et sur terre.
Silence de mort sur l'estran, silence de mort sur la plage.
Un deuil, un deuil léger recouvre la terre.
Âme, chère âme, tu te tais aussi et rêves.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Pierre Mathé, (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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This text was added to the website: 2012-09-27
Line count: 4
Word count: 36