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Abend

Language: German (Deutsch)

Rosig leuchtend, tief befriedend
Tritt der Abend zu der Welt;
Holder Jüngling, der der müden
Sanft den Schlummerbecher hält.

Seufzend streckt sie noch die Glieder,
Und das Auge stürzt ihr zu.
Abend, Gast aus Himmelsauen,
Wie erbarmend mild bist du!

Bringst Erlösung dem Gebundnen,
Und Erfüllung dem, der glaubt;
Legst auch mir der heil'gen Hände
Frommen Segen auf das Haupt.


Submitted by Harry Joelson

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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: 2014-01-25.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:28
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