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Ich saß und träumte Lieder

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich saß und träumte Lieder
Am flüsternden Klavier,
Sie schwebten auf und nieder
Im Stübchen hinter mir. 

Wie still ihr Schatten,  --  leise
Im Takt die Wand entlang,
So schwebte nach der Weise
Ihr Schritt und ihr Gesang.

Die Sonne war gesunken,
Der Schatten war verbleicht;
Ich saß von Lieder trunken,
Von Weh' und Lust erweicht. 

Wer spielte mir so lose
Ans Haar wie Abendluft?
O komm, du meine Rose,
Und Traum- und Liederduft!  

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Klaus Groth's gesammelte Werke, vierter Band, Kiel und Leipzig: Lipsius & Tischer, 1893, page 197.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2018-07-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-07-05 19:56:37

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