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Two Duets for Soprano and Baritone with Piano

Word count: 126

Song Cycle by (Karl) Georg Göhler (1874 - 1954)

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1. Schneeflocken [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)

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Leise, leise schweben weiße Himmelsflocken durch die Nacht!
Glitzernd breiten über weiten Dächern sie des Mantels Pracht!
Kommt, ihr Flocken! Mit frohlocken füllt das Herz und gebt ihm Ruh´.
Alle Sorgen um das Morgen deckt mit weicher Hülle zu!

Leise, leise schweben weiße Himmelsflocken durch die Nacht!
Bringen süße Liebesgrüße, denn mein treuer Liebster wacht!
Leise, leise schweben weiße Himmelsflocken durch die Nacht!
Bringen süße Liebesgrüße, denn mein schönes Liebchen wacht!


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2. Schönster Tag, nun gute Nacht! [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)

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Schönster Tag, nun gute Nacht!
Wie viel Freuen und Frohlocken,
Lieb' und Lust und Blütenflocken,
Herrlicher, hast du gebracht!

Siehe, wie die Schatten sacht
Unsern Waldespfad umgrauen!
In den lichten Himmelsauen
Ist der erste Stern erwacht.

Sei willkommen, Sternenpracht!
Stille nun die Lust allmählich!
Heimwärts ziehn wir, stumm und selig --
Schönster Tag, nun gute Nacht!


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