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Lindes Rauschen in den Wipfeln

Language: German (Deutsch)

Lindes Rauschen in den Wipfeln,
Vöglein, die ihr fernab fliegt,
Bronnen von den stillen Gipfeln,
Sagt, wo meine Heimat liegt?

Heut im Traum sah ich [sie]1 wieder,
Und von allen Bergen ging
Solches Grüßen zu mir nieder,
Daß ich an zu weinen fing.

Ach! hier auf den fremden Gipfeln:
Menschen, Quellen, Fels und Baum -
[Wirres Rauschen in den Wipfeln]2
Alles ist mir wie ein Traum!

Muntre Vögel in den Wipfeln,
Ihr Gesellen dort im Tal,
Grüßt mir von den fremden Gipfeln
Meine Heimat tausendmal!



Translation(s): ENG FRE
F. Mendelssohn-Hensel sets stanza 2

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1 Hensel: "euch"
2 Not set by Brahms.

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This text (or a part of it) is used in a work Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "O gentle rustling in the tree-tops ", copyright ©
    * FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Doux bruissements dans les cimes ", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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