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Die Blutrache

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nun auf! zum Mahle, 
Ihr Zeltgenossen! 
Denn lautlos liegt er, 
Der Turan schlug. 

Am Quell gelagert 
Ich fand ihn schlummernd,
Zum Kampfe weckt' ihn
Mein scharfer Ruf.

Hussah, wie stürzt' ihn 
Zur Ruh die Lanze! 
Nun weckt ihn nimmer 
Der Morgenruf. 

Auf, ihr Genossen,
Zu Jussufs Mahle! 
Denn lautlos liegt er, 
Der Turan schlug.

Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Erster Band, Leipzig, bei C. Cnobloch, 1831, pages 32-33.

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)

Text added to the website: 2015-05-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-06-24 07:58:03

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