by Franz Theodor Kugler (1808 - 1858)
Translation © by Emily Ezust

Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht,
Deine Sehnsucht wacht.
Du gedenkest der vergangenen Zeit,
Die liegt so weit.
Du siehst hinaus in den Morgenschein
Und bist allein.
Es rinnen die Wasser Tag und Nacht,
Deine Sehnsucht wacht.

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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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Longing", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Désir", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37
Line count: 8
Word count: 38

Longing
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Like water, running day and night,
your longing lies awake.
You think about a vanished time
that lies so far away.
You look out into the light of morning
and you are alone.
Like water, running day and night,
your longing lies awake.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37
Line count: 8
Word count: 43