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Dritter Liederkreis für 1-2 Singstimmen & Klavier: Gedichte von Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff

Word count: 81

Song Cycle by Justus Hermann Wetzel (1879 - 1973)

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4. Morgenständchen [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aubade", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Morning serenade", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Aubade", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

In den Wipfeln frische Lüfte,
Fern melod'scher Quellen Fall
Durch die Einsamkeit der Klüfte,
Waldeslaut und Vogelschall,
Scheuer Träume Spielgenossen,
Steigen all' beim Morgenschein
Auf des Weinlaubs schwanken Sprossen
Dir [in's]1 Fenster aus und ein.
Und wir nah'n noch halb in Träumen
Und wir thun in Klängen kund,
Was da draußen in den Bäumen
Singt der weite Frühlingsgrund.
Regt der Tag erst laut die Schwingen:
Sind wir Alle wieder weit --
Aber tief im Herzen klingen
Lange nach noch Lust und Leid.

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Joseph, Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Zweite vermehrte und veränderte Auflage, Verlegt von W. Simion in Berlin, 1843, pages 231-232.

1 Mendelssohn-Hensel: "zum"

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