Out of my great sorrow

Für die Liebe!

Text by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)
Set by Robert Franz (1815-1892), op. 5 no. 1
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903), 1878
Translated into English by Joseph Massaad 

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Out of my great sorrow
I fashion my little songs;
They flutter their melodious wings
And to her heart, they go.

They found their way to my beloved
But they return and lament,
And lament and refuse to comment,
On what in her heart they uncovered.