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Vor lauter hochadligen Zeugen copuliert man ihrer Zwei; die Orgel hängt voll Geigen, der Himmel nicht, mein' Treu! Seht doch, sie weint ja greulich, er macht ein Gesicht abscheulich! Denn leider freilich, freilich keine Lieb' ist nicht dabei.
- by Eduard Mörike (1804 - 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 Fritz Franz Schieri (1922 - 2009), "Bei einer Trauung", 1993 [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Hugo Wolf (1860 - 1903), "Bei einer Trauung", from Mörike-Lieder, no. 51 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "A un casament", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "At a wedding", copyright ©
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "À un mariage", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , "A une noce", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Un matrimonio", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Gerardo Garciacano Hinojosa) (Simone von Büren) , "En una boda", copyright © 2010, (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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Alla presenza di testimoni di antica nobiltà i due vengono uniti in matrimonio; Risuona l'organo in toni gioiosi, ma non esulta il cielo, in fede mia! Guardate, lei orribilmente piange, lui ha un aspetto spaventoso! Perché in verità, purtroppo, quello che manca è l'amore.
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2013 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: 2013-09-17
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