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Gute Nacht

Set by Max Reger (1873 - 1916), "Gute Nacht", 1890/1 [voice and piano], from Jugendlieder, no. 9. [ sung text checked 1 time]

Note: this setting is made up of several separate texts.

Du schläfst - so will ich leise flehen:
O schlafe sanft! und leise will ich gehen,
Daß dich nicht störe meiner Tritte Gang,
Daß du nicht hörest meiner Stimme Klang.

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Good night/You sleep", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Tu dors", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Note: Reger SW lists this as "Dichter[in] unbekannt" (unknown poet)


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Ein Grab schon weiset manche Stelle,
Und manches liegt in Traum und Duft;
Nun sprudle, frische Lebensquelle,
Und rausche über Grab und Kluft!

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]