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Rosenzeit! wie schnell vorbei

Language: German

Rosenzeit! wie schnell vorbei,
    Schnell vorbei 
Bist du doch gegangen!
Wär' mein Lieb' nur blieben treu,
    Blieben treu,
Sollte mir nicht bangen.

Um die Ernte wohlgemut,
    Wohlgemut
Schnitterrinnen singen.
Aber, ach! mir [kranken]1 Blut,
    Mir kranken Blut
Will nichts mehr gelingen.

Schleiche so durch's Wiesental,
    So durch's Tal,
Als im Traum verloren,
nach dem Berg, da tausendmal,
    Tausendmal,
Er mir Treu' geschworen.

Oben auf des Hügels Rand, 
    Abgewandt,
Wein' ich bei der Linde;
An dem Hut mein Rosenband, 
    Von seiner Hand,
Spielet in dem Winde.



Translation(s): ENG RUS ITA FRE DUT

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Note: written for the novel Maler Nolten, in which it had the title "Refrain-Liedchen"
1 1877 version, also used by E. Kauffmann: "krankem"

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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)

Set in Russian, a translation by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818 - 1883) , title unknown DUT ENG ITA FRE
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Time of roses! How quickly past", copyright ©
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Agnese", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , title 1: "Agnès", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Agnes", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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