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Über Liebchens Dache

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über Liebchens Dache
Glänzt ein heller Stern,
Venus hält dort Wache,
Schützt die Holde gern.
Eilet aus der Ferne
Hin zu ihr mein Fuß,
Gilt dem trauten Sterne
Wohl mein erster Gruß.

An dem Fenster droben
Liebchens Angesicht,
Schöner noch erhoben
Durch des Sternes Licht.
Und wir beide schauen,
Wie wir's oft gethan,
Zum Azur, dem blauen
Zu der Sterne Bahn.

Über Liebchens Dache
Glänze nah und fern,
Halte treue Wache,
Holder Liebesstern;
Lächle voller Gnade
Freundlich ihr und klar,
Segne ihre Pfade
Jetzt und immerdar!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Spielmannsweisen: Lieder und Gedichte von Otto Franz Gensichen, dritte gesichtete und stark vermehrte Auflage der Gedichte, Berlin: Eugen Grosser, 1876, pages 22 - 23.

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)

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