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Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam

Language: German

Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam
Im Norden auf kahler Höh';
Ihn schläfert; mit weißer Decke
Umhüllen ihn Eis und Schnee.

Er träumt von einer Palme,
Die fern im Morgenland,
Einsam und schweigend trauert
Auf brennender Felsenwand.



Translation(s): FRE ENG NOR NOR FRE RUS RUS ITA ENG ENG ENG UKR ENG RUS ENG

Authorship

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 Norwegian (Bokmål), a translation by John Olaf Paulsen (1851 - 1924) , title 1: "På Norges nøgne fjelde" RUS ENG ITA FRE UKR Set in Norwegian (Bokmål), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown RUS ENG ITA FRE UKR Set in French, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown NOR RUS ENG ITA UKR Set in Russian, a translation by Mikhail Yur'yevich Lermontov (1814 - 1841) , title unknown, 1841 NOR ENG ITA FRE UKR Set in Russian, a translation by Mikhail Larionovich Mikhailov (1829 - 1865) , no title, 1845/56 NOR ENG ITA FRE UKR Set in Ukrainian, a translation by Maksim Antonivich Slavinsky (1868? - 1945?) , title unknown NOR RUS ENG ITA FRE [text unavailable] Set in Russian, a translation by Aleksei Ivanovich Mashistov , title unknown NOR ENG ITA FRE UKR Set in English, a translation by James Thomson (1834 - 1882) , title 1: "Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam", from Poems Selected from Heinrich Heine, ed. by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker, London: Walter Scott, Limited, page 67, published 1887 NOR RUS ITA FRE UKR
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * FRE French (Charles Beltjens) , no title, from Intermezzo lyrique, no. 33, published 1827
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "A spruce-tree stands alone", copyright ©
    * ITA Italian (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Sta un abete solitario", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "A fir-tree standing lonesome", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Edgar Alfred Bowring) , title unknown, from The Poems of Heine Complete, published 1861
    * ENG English (Emma Lazarus) , title 1: "Song", from Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine, published 1881
    * ENG English [singable] (Arthur Westbrook) , title 1: "In northern land a pine-tree"

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