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Language: German (Deutsch)

Blumen an den Wegen,
Blumen um den Rain,
Haben Thau und Regen,
[Luft]1 und Sonnenschein.

Aber die der Bahre
Netzt kein Thau, kein Quell.
Blumen meiner Jahre,
Welktet ihr so schnell?

Wandle du ein Freier, 
Dem die Liebe lacht.
Gönne mir den Schleier,
Gönne mir die Nacht!

Blumen auf der Wiese,
Blumen in dem Wald,
Die im Paradiese
Welken nicht so bald!

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1 Bruch: "Duft"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Max Bruch (1838 - 1920), "Klosterlied", op. 17 (10 Lieder), Heft 3 (3 Lieder von H. Lingg) no. 3, published 1864 [voice and piano], Breslau, Leuckart [
     text verified 1 time
  • by Leopold Carl Wolf (1859 - 1932), "Klosterlied", op. 18 (Drei Lieder für 1 mittlere Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 3, published 1890 [medium voice and piano], Berlin, Stern [
     text not verified 

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