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Language: German (Deutsch)

Leise träuft der Regen nieder 
Auf das dürre, durst'ge Land, 
Und es grünt und blühte wieder,
Was die Sonne schon verbrannt. 
Und es klingt von allen Zweigen
Neu der Vöglein froher Chor; 
Blumenduft und Lieder steigen
Wie ein Opfer frisch empor. 

Laß, o Herr, den Gnadenregen
Träufeln auch in mein Gemüth,
Daß es unter solchem Segen
Wieder grünt und wieder blüht! 
Und es soll in neuen Weisen
Deine Huld erhoben sein;
Herz und Lippe soll dich preisen,
Meine Harfe dir sich weih'n.

Confirmed with Friedrich Adolf Krummacher, Harfenklänge, Berlin: Ferd. Dümmler's Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1857, page 66.

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: 2019-05-15 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-15 16:59:48

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